Assessing vulnerability to safety and security disruptions in Australian airports

Bongiovanni, Ivano (2016) Assessing vulnerability to safety and security disruptions in Australian airports. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


In this thesis the potential determinants of organisational vulnerability are explored in Australian airports as complex sociotechnical systems. Findings of this qualitative study highlight that in spite of generally effective practices, attitudes and behaviors executed in the explored aerodromes, the interplay of specific individual, technological and organisational factors may have the potential to lead to sub-optimal performance. Findings of this study provide suggestions on areas for improvement in generally successful safety and security systems.

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ID Code: 95964
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Newton, Cameron & Barnes, Paul
Keywords: Crisis management, organisational vulnerability, safety and security, risk management, disruption, macroergonomic approach
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 06 Jul 2016 01:48
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2016 01:48

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