Analysis of Psychosocial Environment and Its Management Onboard A Merchant Ship

Sunil Kumar, Adikesavan (2011) Analysis of Psychosocial Environment and Its Management Onboard A Merchant Ship. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This report analyses the health, safety and psychosocial work environment and its management on board a merchant ship – M.T.Orchids. On field study is done onboard the merchant ship in order to understand the existing practices onboard the ship using questionnaires, semi-structured interviews, observation and documentary analysis as research techniques. The study specifically looks at analyzing the gaps between the documented procedures and the actual followed procedures onboard the ship. This study shows a significant gap between the documented procedures and the followed practices. It indicated that the factors that caused but not limited to be complex procedures, need for training, seafarer’s job insecurity, lack of organizational support and low-trust work environment.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: EP, Services
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 10:53
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2016 03:17
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/24907

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