Normal Accidents Revisited: Organizations and the Reliable Embedding of Complex Technologies

Monday, July 14, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 423
RC17 Sociology of Organization (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Cristina BESIO, Technical University of Berlin, Germany, Uli MEYER, Technical University of Berlin, Germany and Robert J. SCHMIDT, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Knowing Stories That Matter: Learning for Effective Safety Decision Making (Oral Presentation)
Jan HAYES, Australian National University, Australia; Sarah MASLEN, The Australian National University, Australia

Managing Heterogeneous Actors in the Reliable Embedding of Security Technology: Findings from a Comparative Study of Airports in Germany (Oral Presentation)
Daniel F. LORENZ, Free University Berlin, Germany; Andrea JUNGMANN, Free University Berlin, Germany

How to Avoid “Normal” Accidents? Risk Management As a Dynamic and Inter-Occupational Negotiated Decision Process (Oral Presentation)
Charles STOESSEL, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France; Stephanie TILLEMENT, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France; Benoit JOURNE, Nantes University, France