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Organisational communication and its effects on train drivers" attitudes towards safety.

Sharon Gail Clarke

Organisational communication and its effects on train drivers" attitudes towards safety.

by Sharon Gail Clarke

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Published by University of Manchester in Manchester .
Written in English


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Manchester thesis (Ph.D.), Department of Psychology.

ContributionsUniversity of Manchester. Department of Psychology.
The Physical Object
Pagination495p.
Number of Pages495
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Open LibraryOL16571283M

communication with employees, which affects employees‘ work attitudes and behavioral outcomes (L. A. Grunig et al., ). As an effort to extend the list of organizational contextual characteristics on excellent public relations, the present study examines how organizational leadership style and behaviors influence public relations Size: KB. working attitude remain unanswered. Therefore this study tries to examine whether the training participation of the Walt Disney World’s program participants would have any positive effect on participants’ working attitude, i.e. intrinsic motivation, job satisfaction and affective commitment.

Organizational Structure: Influencing Factors and Impact on a Firm Researchers have argued that if organizational theory is to be relevant to practitioners, emphasis should be placed on organizational effectiveness and its influencing factors []. In the light of this argument, any mean-File Size: KB.   Background. Organizational culture is described by Robbins & Coulter [] as the shared values, beliefs, or perceptions held by employees within an organization or organizational e organizational culture reflects the values, beliefs and behavioral norms that are used by employees in an organization to give meaning to the situations that they encounter, it can influence the attitudes.

A person’s attitude toward preventive medicine encompasses his or her point of view about the topic (e.g., thought); how he or she feels about this topic (e.g., emotion), as well as the actions (e.g., behaviors) he or she engages in as a result of attitude to preventing health problems. This is the tri-component model of attitudes (see Figure. Often programs for the prevention of work related injuries and diseases are developed without taking into consideration employee attitudes and perceptions toward occupational health and unately, overlooking these factors has some serious consequences. Not only can a negative attitude towards safety increase an employee’s chance of being injured on the job, it can also have a Author: Kurina Baksh.


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Organisational communication and its effects on train drivers" attitudes towards safety by Sharon Gail Clarke Download PDF EPUB FB2

A review of the literature with respect to organisational communication reveals a central, shared emphasis on the issues of control and coordination through proper communication.

Organisational communication research has evolved considerably from the early conceptions of communication and its role in the organisation. RecognitionFile Size: 58KB.

empirical evidence to investigate the relationship among safety culture, safety behavior, and safety performance from railway organizational perspectives.

Our empirical result indicates the positive safety culture has certain effect upon the awareness in safety behavior of railway Size: KB. driver attitude towards traffic safety violations and risk taking behaviour in kumasi: the gender and age dimension DOI: /ijtte(4) 3 / 4 / Pages.

Abstract The under-reporting of accidents and incidents is well established as a substantial problem across industries; however, few studies have specifically examined employees' reasons for failing to report.

This study investigates the factors affecting incident reporting by train drivers (n = ) in three different areas of British Rail (the company that operated the railway Cited by: communication types tested, the safety briefing was most prone to perceptions of reduced relevance through repeated exposure, while very low attention levels and perceptions of content establish safety cards as being generally ineffective.

Highlights We investigated the effects of (lacking) traffic enforcement on driver‘s behavior and attitudes. The lack of enforcement affects almost every type of behavior we examined and attitudes toward speeding and the violation of traffic regulations.

Drivers in no-enforcement area drive faster and violate the speed limit more frequently. Differences in seat belt use was associated with Cited by: One of the most effective ways to improve a safety culture and prevent injuries is to optimize safety-related communication throughout an organization (Williams, ).

Unfortunately, employees often fail to “speak up” when they observe risky behaviors even when they know they should. An often overlooked aspect of safety is your attitude. A negative attitude towards safety can impact job performance and increases your chance of getting injured. Maintaining a positive attitude will help reinforce the importance of safety procedures and equipment.

The following Safety Talk will discuss how a negative attitude can result in unsafe acts and how to maintain a positive attitude while working at File Size: KB.

Safety culture is the attitude, beliefs, perceptions and values that employees share in relation to safety in the workplace. Safety culture is a part of organizational culture, and has been described by the phrase “the way we do things around here“. That old. Safety Attitudes in the Workplace: It simply refers to the employee tendency to respond in a good or a bad way towards a safety goal, plan,idea, procedure,prevention or situation.

safety attitudes influence employee choice of responses and actions to challenges, incentives and rewards in the workplace.

and development, a specific kind of organizational culture eventually appears. The purpose of organizational culture is to improve solidarity and cohesion, and to stimulate employees' enthusiasm and creativity to improve the organization’s economic efficiency.

In addition, organizational culture greatly influences employee Size: KB. safety culture and safety climate interchangeably. From the literature it emerged that management was the key influence of an organisation’s safety culture.

A review of the safety climate literature revealed that employees’ perceptions of management’s attitudes and behaviours towards. The impact of effective and ineffective communication on the organization and its employees. How to build an effective communication strategy.

The aims of the present paper are to determine attitudes towards safety and accident prevention among presidents, vice-presidents and managers in the industrial company Norsk Hydro and to.

However, the association was completely insignificant when we entered other predictor variables related to organisational and social factors relevant to safety into a model aimed at predicting risk behaviour (commitment and involvement in safety work, attitudes towards safety and accident prevention, satisfaction with the status of safety and contingency measures, job stress and train).Cited by: affect the employees’ attitudes and behaviour, which further affects the operational performance, such as productivity, quality and innovation, which in turn have a positive on effect on the financial and market performance.

A large amount of empirical evidence support such a positive relationship between HRM and organisational performance. Drivers' attitudes toward road-safety were assessed through the Italian version of the item scale originally developed by Iversen and Rundmo (), Lucidi et al.

(Lucidi et al. (, One of the worst ways of showing a negative attitude is expressing the displeasure in a very rude manner. Sometimes, a few negative attitude employee might show the worst workplace behavioural attitude like tapping the table or shouting in a higher tone in the team to show their displeasure.

Effective communication in the workplace is an integral element of a business’s success; it enhances relationships within the company and with clients, and it increases employee engagement and the overall effectiveness of a team. On the other hand, when teams fail to communicate effectively, the results are detrimental to the : Joanna Zambas.

An Introduction to Organizational Behavior CHAPTER 2 Managing People and Organizations CHAPTER 3 Motivation CHAPTER 4 Work-Related Attitudes CHAPTER 5 Organizational Communication and Power CHAPTER 6 Groups and Teams in Organizations CHAPTER 7 Leadership CHAPTER 8 Prosocial Behavior, Cooperation Conflict, and Stress CHAPTER 9.

related attitudes such as job involvement and organizational commitment have direct positive significant relationships with employee work performance, with the moderating effect of organizational culture in the Saudi Arabian context.

Keywords: personality, work-related attitude, employee performance, organizational commitment, job Size: KB.The key drivers of employee engagement identified include communication, opportunities for employees to feed their views upwards and thinking that their managers are committed to the organization.

Robinson et al. () defines employee engagement as “a positive attitude held by the employee towards the organisation and its Size: KB.which measured attitudes towards violating traffic rules in general, accident causation and risk of traffic accidents, Ulleberg and Rundmo () developed 87 statements to measure traffic safety attitudes and divided these into 11 factors.

5 of these factors: riding with an unsafe driver, speeding, concern about hurting others, drinking and driving, showing off driving skills to others were taken .