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The Business, Management and Safety Effects of Neoliberalism

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This mini-series sets out to explore the far-reaching effects of neoliberalism. Neoliberalism supports and promotes the role of the private sector in the economy, and argues that markets and free trade are the only way to get the best price for the best quality. In this series, Sidney Dekker examines how neoliberalism actually affects business, management, and safety in practice.

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Random Noise Measuring Your Company's Safety Performance

Random Noise: Measuring Your Company's Safety Performance

1st Edition


By Georgina Poole, Sidney Dekker
June 10, 2024

In the realm of safety management, this book embarks on a profound exploration of how the political economy was reshaped in the last two decades. Much like privatization, deregulation, and financialization altered the economic landscape, this narrative unveils how safety management has been ...

Compliance Capitalism How Free Markets Have Led to Unfree, Overregulated Workers

Compliance Capitalism: How Free Markets Have Led to Unfree, Overregulated Workers

1st Edition

By Sidney Dekker
August 02, 2021

In this book, Sidney Dekker sets out to identify the market mechanisms that explain how less government paradoxically leads to greater compliance burdens. This book gives shape and substance to a suspicion that has become widespread among workers in almost every industry: we have to follow more ...

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