publication . Article . 2014

Organizational Culture and Safety Performance in the Manufacturing Companies in Malaysia: A Conceptual Analysis

Ong Choon Hee; Lim Lee Ping;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, volume 4, issue 1 January, pages 99-107
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual analysis of organizational culture and safety performance in the manufacturing companies in Malaysia. Our conceptual analysis suggests that manufacturing companies that adopt group culture or hierarchical culture are more likely to demonstrate safety compliance and safety participation. Manufacturing companies that adopt rational culture or developmental culture are less likely to demonstrate safety compliance and safety participation. Given that organizational culture has become an important topic in enhancing safety performance, this paper provides prepositions that will guide future research and offers sugg...
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free text keywords: Organizational culture, safety performance, manufacturing companies
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