Using quantitative analysis to establish a basis for high reliability organizations

Kurt McElwain, Mike Bromley, Jaime Cantu, Janice Tolk, Patrick Patterson, James Simonton, Mario Beruvides

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Abstract

Highly Reliable Organizations (HRO) prevent catastrophic results from occurring in processes with the potential for such accidents. The basis of existing HRO research is qualitative, not quantitative. This report presents initial research under way that hopes to establish a quantitative basis for HROs and an accurate measure of whether or not a process is highly reliable. HRO processes, barriers, risks and safety are planned to be analyzed and modeled using VENSIM software and Causal Loop Diagrams. The effectiveness of the barriers should be able to be determined quantitatively in future research and used in the economic analysis of the HRO process. Copyright, American Society for Engineering Management, 2012.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual International Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2012, ASEM 2012 - Agile Management
Subtitle of host publicationEmbracing Change and Uncertainty in Engineering Management
Pages797-805
Number of pages9
StatePublished - 2012
Event33rd Annual International Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2012, ASEM 2012 - Agile Management: Embracing Change and Uncertainty in Engineering Management - Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Duration: Oct 17 2012Oct 20 2012

Publication series

NameAnnual International Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2012, ASEM 2012 - Agile Management: Embracing Change and Uncertainty in Engineering Management

Conference

Conference33rd Annual International Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 2012, ASEM 2012 - Agile Management: Embracing Change and Uncertainty in Engineering Management
CountryUnited States
CityVirginia Beach, VA
Period10/17/1210/20/12

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