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Disastrous Decisions: The Human and Organisational Causes of the Gulf of Mexico Blowout

Andrew Hopkins

Book $85.00 (inc GST)
eBook $85.00 (inc GST)

Why is Andrew Hopkins’ quiet outrage making the world of work safer? Read the story behind the storyteller.

Disastrous Decisions: The Human and Organisational Causes of the Gulf of Mexico Blowout takes the reader into the realm of human and organisational factors that contributed to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. This event resulted in the loss of 11 lives in the explosions and fire, the sinking of the rig and untold damage to the environment and to the livelihood of Gulf residents. It is important to know what people did, but even more important to know why they did it, so this book attempts to “get inside the heads” of decision-makers and understand how they themselves understood the situations they were in. It also seeks to discover what it was in their organisational environment that encouraged them to think and act as they did.

Read the SafetyAtWorkBlog review.

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