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Competitive Goals and Plant Investment in Environment and Safety Practices: Moderating Effect of National Culture

Damien Power, Robert Klassen, Thomas J. Kull, Dayna Simpson
2015 Decision Sciences  
at the plant level in Environment and Safety Practice (ESP).  ...  Specifically, we use the plant-level relationship between the evaluation of environmental and safety performance by senior management (EES) and investment in ESP to test for this moderation effect.  ...  / safety and investment in environment and safety practices at the plant level) gains considerable support from the moderating effects recorded for four of the seven measures of national culture used  ... 
doi:10.1111/deci.12121 fatcat:iqyimzd6zjgufnyk2mrdp7rsuy

Operations social practices in safety and health at work

Leonardo Caixeta de Castro Maia, Daniel Masini Espindola, Cristiano Henrique Antonelli da Veiga
2018 REGE Revista de Gestão  
In this sense, the joint performance of the operational area and social practices in the work environment is directly related to the manager's role in ensuring investments in safety, health and the environment  ...  (social and environmental) Training-related practices have a positive effect on performance.  ...  It presents tools that insure worker safety and health in organizational changes. The quest for greater quality has effects on worker safety and well-being. Source: Brown (1996) . Appendix 3  ... 
doi:10.1108/rege-11-2017-004 fatcat:mstmw7hrgjhf7k24xgata43o3u

The impact of operations and maintenance practices on power plant performance

Shyong Wai Foon, Milé Terziovski
2014 Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management  
National Quality Award (MBNQA) criteria in a large cross-sectional examination of over 1000 manufacturing companies in Australia and New Zealand.  ...  The aim of the study was to examine the impact of Operations and Maintenance (O&M) practices, individually and collectively, on power plant performance.  ...  Conclusion The main finding of this study is that effective operations and maintenance of power plants needs to comprise both "soft" and "hard" practices in order to achieve competitive advantage in the  ... 
doi:10.1108/jmtm-12-2012-0122 fatcat:cyig7oqaxbczxoclbobo5rxi3i

Environmental Management [chapter]

2010 Fluid Flow for the Practicing Chemical Engineer  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the many people who contributed to the conception, funding, and development of the present study.  ...  The 18 case studies we developed are listed in Table 1 , identified principally by the name of the government organization, in alphabetical order. The full cases can be found in Appendix B.  ...  It provides an integrated set of results in its review of business environmental, health and safety cost accounting and investment practices (GEMI 1997) .  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470423851.ch28 fatcat:woeaqgmvpzc65jnbur2uokhkxm

Environmental Management [chapter]

2011 Heat Transfer Applications for the Practicing Engineer  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the many people who contributed to the conception, funding, and development of the present study.  ...  The 18 case studies we developed are listed in Table 1 , identified principally by the name of the government organization, in alphabetical order. The full cases can be found in Appendix B.  ...  It provides an integrated set of results in its review of business environmental, health and safety cost accounting and investment practices (GEMI 1997) .  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470937228.ch23 fatcat:omrq5immjzbwjhnu2vdr456bdq

How to meet national quality initiatives: best practices

Katherine Phillips Cabral
2009 Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis  
and Safety Culture and integration of safety in the management system.  ...  As nuclear safety is a common goal, the competition for the market success has not been an obstacle for cooperation in training activities.  ...  Working in close cooperation with policy Directorates-General, the JRC addresses key societal challenges while stimulating innovation through developing new methods, tools and standards, and sharing its  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11239-009-0406-3 pmid:19908125 fatcat:sxvxlm4y4jb4hkr6zbhgy6vh34

Examples of Risk Information Concealment Practice [chapter]

Dmitry Chernov, Didier Sornette
2016 Man-made Catastrophes and Risk Information Concealment  
and was in power at the time).  ...  1957 with the goal of completing it by 1959 (construction started without government approval, nor serious geological research of the surrounding mountains).  ...  they place in doubt the safety culture of the entire industry.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-24301-6_2 fatcat:w42ofgavczhvvbppbdkxzsin7m

Anti-Competitive Practices as Trade Barriers used by Korea and Japan: Focusing on Service and Investment Markets

Eun Sup Lee
2004 Bond Law Review  
In this study, the term 'anti-competitive practices' includes private restrictive business practices and governmental regulations of such practices, which hamper the flow of trade and fair competition,  ...  This paper is a comparative study of the anti-competitive practices used by Korea and Japan.  ...  the practical environments of the foreign direct investment in Korea.  ... 
doi:10.53300/001c.5449 fatcat:aph6yqcgyfbszhrqgwdcotuoqi

Fairer trading practices, food integrity and sustainability collaborations: Policies, regulations and governance

David Barling, Rosalind Sharpe, Jennifer Gresham, Kalliopi Mylona
2019 Zenodo  
Likewise, there is much more variation in the application of both national and European (Competition) law to govern unfair trading practices impacting upon food value chains. [...]  ...  However, there are still gaps in the effective monitoring and transparency of food safety and of food integrity along value chains, as exemplified by misleading claims and criminal fraud.  ...  These are aimed at ensuring the safety and health of humans, plants and animals and protection of the environment.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3458159 fatcat:oauxql7tmjflpdqdr54ixagqaq

Examining the Effect of Organizational Culture on the Relationship between Supply Chain Quality Management Practices Adoption and Performance of Private Hospitals in Kenya

Tobias Okoth Ondiek, Stephen Odock, James Muranga Njihia, Peter K'Obonyo
2020 European Scientific Journal  
The study was conducted in order examine the effect of organizational culture on the relationship between supply chain quality management practices adoption and performance of private hospitals in Kenya  ...  Moreover, there is need to empirically confirm effect of corporate culture in private hospitals in Kenya where provision of quality and affordable health care remains a challenge.  ...  First, competitive culture which emphasizes demanding goals, competitive advantage, marketing superiority and profits.  ... 
doi:10.19044/esj.2020.v16n31p147 fatcat:azjpauck5nfxjcvbtn6kdxkh2m

The Study And Practice Of The Thermal Energy And Power Engineering Characteristic Specialty In China

Junjie Chen
2015 Zenodo  
Proved by practices, the theoretical and practical teaching effects are obvious.  ...  According to the demand of the power and refrigeration industry, the theoretical and practical teachings of the Thermal Energy and Power Engineering characteristic specialty in china are studied.  ...  decision-making of heat and power plant;  Have the basic knowledge and skill of heat and power plant design, research and development, environmental protection and fire safety and other aspects of the  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1337651 fatcat:bf2j4ygk2behzfgmvfv2n4my44

Global Labor Practices And Corporate Social Responsibility

Bahaudin G. Mujtaba, Frank J. Cavico, Cyndy Jones
2011 International Business & Economics Research Journal  
Multinational companies can no longer set financial goals in terms of sales and profitability as the only measures of success; but they must also set standards for ethical and socially responsible behavior  ...  As companies work in the international marketplace, a level of corporate responsibility is expected by the international business community and by the consumers.  ...  A corporation, of course, exists in a competitive global environment and thus is limited in its ability to solve the multitude of social problems.  ... 
doi:10.19030/iber.v4i9.3614 fatcat:67zykf5bxrguxpy4zofarxjwem

Establishing the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine

Ian KY Tsang
2007 Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology  
Yet, increasingly, they are transferred to other cultural environments. This raises safety and efficacy issues.  ...  effective use of traditional medicine TM/CAM therapies often develop within a very specific cultural environment.  ...  But cultural acceptability of traditional practices, along with perceptions of affordability, safety and efficacy, and questioning of the approaches of allopathic medicine, all play a role.  ... 
doi:10.1038/ncprheum0406 pmid:17299441 fatcat:jr6ibncfsnbkpcklwdptlo55oi

D7.1 – Good Practices

C. Panoutsou, A. Singh, T. Christensen
2018 Zenodo  
, reductions in river flows and less water in basins, loss of cultural landscapes and management techniques required for their conservation, and loss of arable land and pastures, which could be essential  ...  This is a major problem in terms of environmental, socioeconomic and landscape implica-tions as it can cause uniform landscapes, higher risks of fires, reduced biodiversity adapted to man-made environments  ...  The system fosters plant species with lower level of competition for nutrients and moisture, thus ensuring the stable annual increase in biomass production (Bradule et al., 2013) 94 and making it  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3540467 fatcat:fvr7tkco2vdb3muaz5cqhxufti

Legal Analysis and Best Practices [article]

Elodie Nunes, Julio Pombo, David Hernández, Ramón Giménez, Amparo Yago Luján
2022 Zenodo  
This document aims to be a practical guide to support policy action based on the analysis of the existing practices of the different countries of the Mediterranean region.  ...  A particular effort has been put into considering potential measures that have demonstrated valid in similar contexts of decarbonisation.  ...  of the likely significant effects of the proposal on the environment.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6524874 fatcat:2wdroe5idndkzcpudrr2qjsfre
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