Occupational health and safety within corporate social responsibility context: a balanced scorecard dynamic decision making model

Ioannis E. Nikolaou
2016 International Journal of Decision Support Systems  
This paper aims at developing a decision making model for assisting managers in incorporating occupational health and safety (OHS) topics within a corporate social responsibility (CSR) context. It is a multi-step decision making model which is based on balanced scorecard and system dynamic thinking. In particular, the model is founded on Carrols' pyramid and Elkington triple-bottom-line approach for corporate social responsibility (CSR) for developing a corporate CSR-OHS agenda. The next step
more » ... cludes the development of a system dynamic balanced scorecard model with the critical variables of CSR-OHS agenda. Additionally, some scenarios are planned and tested in order to define some main types of managers' decision making. The results show four major types of managers' decision: proactive/ ethical-driven decision making, proactive/business case-driven decision making, reactive/ethical-driven decision-making and reactive/business case decision making. Keywords: corporate strategic management; corporate decision making; health and safety; corporate sustainability. Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Nikolaou, I.E. (2016) 'Occupational health and safety within corporate social responsibility context: a balanced scorecard dynamic decision making model', Int. He has published over 30 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and over 15 book chapters in international books. He has teaches in many universities in Greece and abroad. Additionally, he has participated in many research projects. This paper is a revised and expanded version of a paper entitled 'Occupational health and safety within corporate social responsibility context: a balanced scorecard dynamic decision making model' presented at 4th International
doi:10.1504/ijdss.2016.081758 fatcat:nq4hdekn6jdzhggtskbctucnsy