publication . Article . 2014

Factors Contribute to Safety Culture in the Manufacturing Industry in Malaysia

Ong Choon Hee;
Open Access
  • Published: 02 Apr 2014 Journal: International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, volume 4 (eissn: 2222-6990, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Human Resources Management Academic Research Society (HRMARS)
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to explain the role of safety culture in the manufacturing industry in Malaysia and identify factors contribute to safety culture. It is suggested in this study that leadership support, management commitment and safety management system are important factors that contribute to safety culture. This study also provides theoretical implications to guide future research and offers practical implications to the managers in the development of safety culture. Given that safety is able to determine an organization’s profit or loss, safety should be given equal attention like other important elements such as quality and productivity in the pr...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: TheoryofComputation_LOGICSANDMEANINGSOFPROGRAMS
free text keywords: Safety culture, leadership support, management commitment, safety management system, Practical implications, Manufacturing, business.industry, business, Management system, Management commitment, Safety culture, Process management, Operations management

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