Expert Decision-Making in the Face of Uncertainty: The Influence of Organisational, Inter-Personal and Professional Factors

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 52
TG04 Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Patrick BROWN, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Integrity Management and Fantasy Planning: The San Bruno Pipeline Rupture (Oral Presentation)
Jan HAYES, Australian National University, Australia

Managing Risk in a Complex Food System: The Importance of Inter-Personal, Professional and Organisational Trust (Oral Presentation)
Annabelle WILSON, Flinders University, Australia; Paul WARD, Flinders University, Australia; Trevor WEBB, Food Standards Australia New zealand, Australia; Sue LLOYD, City University, United Kingdom; Sian CALNAN, University of Kent, United Kingdom; Dean MCCULLUM, SA Health, Australia; John COVENEY, Flinders University, Australia

Deciding ‘Quality' Surrounding Umbilical Cord Blood Treatments in Japan and the UK (Oral Presentation)
Takuya MATSUSHIGE, National Institute of Public Health, Japan; Laura MACHIN, Lancaster Medical School, United Kingdom

Bridging Uncertainty through Standardized Discussion Methods (Oral Presentation)
Stefanie BUECHNER, University of Potsdam, Germany

Disability and the Limits of Knowledge. Uncertainties of Expert Practices in Insurance Companies (Oral Presentation)
Jyri LIUKKO, University of Helsinki, Finland