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Volume 18, Issue 1 - Mar 2016
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A Study on the Effective Maintenance Method of the Stair Passage Leading Light installed In the Shopping Building
Lee, Young-Sam ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 1~8
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.1
This study was conducted by survey and inspection of stair passage leading lights in shopping buildings which are more than 5 stories and have an underground parking lot located at Pyeongtaek-si and Seongnam-si. Number of shopping building for this study is 30 and of stair passage leading light inspected by two lights in each shopping building is 60. The result of this study is that the type of installed leading lights is LED(77%), and 60% of leading lights has problem such as no cleaning, scratch and discoloration, etc. The height of installed leading lights meets the fire law which is less than 1m from the floor. Visible condition of leading lights is good except some leading lights which have a little visible problem due to banner advertisement. 37% of standby power has flickered and went out. 93% of total leading lights meets the fire law which is more than 1lux from 0.5m distance, but cold cathode fluorescent lamps(CCFLs) have the problem which not meets proper brightness level based on fire law. In additional measurement result, zero lux of leading lights is 32%(from 1m distance), 68%(from 1.5m distance) and 98%(from 2m distance). Leading light is very important facility because it is eyes and guide when emergency. Therefore, proper fire facility operating function inspection and total detailed inspection are important to keep the good condition of leading light except simple visual check, and also improvement in law system of type approval, fire construction inspection and illumination level will be needed.
A study on Cause Analyses of Fatal injuries by the Mobile Cranes
Shin, Woon-chul ; Yeo, Hyun-Wook ; Kwon, Jun-hyuck ; Yi, Kwan-Hyung ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 9~15
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.9
In this study, the current regulations to be adequate in industrial site have to be renew in order to prevent the fatal injuries by mobile cranes. Fatal injury analyses were conducted with several accident cases by the mobile cranes. For each accident, the causes of the injuries were examined and proper safety measures were proposed. This study proposed a revision of the standard guideline as an accident prevention measures through in-depth analysis of fatal accidents. First, fatality rate per 10,000 persons by the mobiles cranes was 0.57 in 2011. Second, the in-depth analysis of the mobile crane accidents showed that the main factors of the accidents were the overturn of mobile crane, the fracture of connection part between mobile crane boom and rope, the breaking of rope and the misunderstanding over the signal between a mobile crane driver and workers around a mobile crane. Third, the order of high defection of connecting parts was bucket bolt, bracket and extension parts. Fourth, since there were several cases of overturn of mobile crane by itself in the in-depth analysis of the mobile crane, the over slop-proof device was proposed as the main alternative in this study. Fifth, the revision of standards of safety factor that shall be more than 10, of connecting parts of mobile crane was proposed.
A study on characteristics of accidents involving horse scaffolds at construction sites
Jeong, Seong-Chun ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 17~24
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.17
Many fatal and non-fatal injuries occurred as a result of unexpected falls from horse scaffolds during structural or finishing works such as painting, plastering, or plumbing. Therefore, this study is to improve safety standards for horse scaffolds used mostly in the interior finishing works. But hazard elements for the horse scaffolds has not been specifically identified. This study has analyzed the accidents of horse scaffolds to prevent construction accidents and the characteristics of a serious accidents related the horse scaffolds. It was suggested a safety management plan and a group of accidents characteristics. The results of this study are expected to be utilized as basic data for prviding a reference related to the horse scaffolds and to be unified the regulations associated with the horse scaffolds.
Research on the safety working instructions in the retaining wall construction (concrete retaining wall)
Oh, Ki-Taek ; Kang, Kyung-Sik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 25~33
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.25
This guidance purpose is setting Safety Health work instruction for prevent accident such as falling from heights work, collapse and trapped under the heavy equipment and Sediment collapse during retaining wall work by unsder the Industry Safety and Health rules.
A study on the improvement of food cutting machines through industrial accident characteristics in Korea
Rhee, Hong-Suk ; Yi, Kwan-Hyung ; Park, Min-Ki ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 35~43
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.35
The past five years, industrial accidents due to food processing machinery have been occurred 725 cases, injury by the food cutter occurred 390 cases in its. On this study, to prevent food cutter injury, an attempt is made to present the improved documentation of fundamental safety of the food cutter workplace through the injury analysis of food cutter injury and surveys on band saw machine business field. Analyzing the result of 390 cases on food cutter injury, amputation, cut, puncture occupied 75.1 percent (293 cases), compressed occupied 23.3% (91 cases), also it showed constant component without reference to gender, age, scale of work place, service period. In the survey, lack of concentration for workers have been pointed out as the biggest factor in the cause of band saw machine injury. Meanwhile, such as the EU and Japan, whereas presents safety standards about band saw machines that are tailored to each country, on the other hand, South Korea doesn't provide the standards. To prevent the food cutter injury, safety standards need to be established in consideration of amputation, cut, puncture, compressed injury and financial support is required to procure protective equipment at each place of business.
Development of Usability Assessment Indicator of Adjustable Electric Beds for Home Care
Yoo, Jae-Seong ; Kim, Bong-Sun ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 45~55
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.45
In this study we carry out usability evaluation for adjustable electric beds for home care that are used the most by the elderly, and examines dissatisfaction of users. In this sense, we performed an interview with stakeholders including bed users, developers and suppliers to develop usability evaluation contents. In addition, we carried out feasibility and reliability study over evaluation form through usability assessment, and developed usability evaluation indicator.
A Study on the Safety Measures of Camping Ground Fire
Choi, Ji-Hun ; Choi, Don-Mook ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 57~64
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.57
The leisure life pattern of people is changing to a familial and enthusiastic way that eventually develops the camping culture. Thus, the number of campers and the size of camping market have been dramatically increased due to significant expansion of camping people. However, many camp grounds and facilities are operating without a proper registration by government rules and regulations. In addition, many of electronic and gas equipment and tools are not used in a safe way and in a safety regulatory boundary. Therefore, campers at the camping ground is situated in a fire and safety hazard. In addition, there is limitation in rules and regulations associated with camping ground safety and fire. This study analyzed the fire and hazard guidelines and rules regulations of developed countries of campground and compared them to the current situation in South Korea. Therefore, this study is to develop a safety and fire hazard guidelines and rules and regulations related to camp ground operation, gas and electronic equipment operation and management. The study will eventually reduce the future fire and safety incidents in a campground in South Korea.
A Study on the Need for Developing a Photoelectric Smoke Detector Detecting Smokes Emitted from Diverse Fire Sources
Lee, Jong-Hwa ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 65~73
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.65
In this paper which was performed to bring public attention to the need for developing an photoelectric smoke detector that detects smokes emitted from diverse fire sources, it was confirmed that the photoelectric smoke detector may not respond to certain smoke types depending on the size and color of smoke particles. The test was performed on a photoelectric smoke detector which is being used generally for specific fire targets specified in UL268, including paper fire, wood fire and flammable liquid fire, while the actual response performance of the fire detector, as well as respective smoke particles collected from different fire source which were photographed with a SEM(Scanning electron microscope) were analyzed in the test for this study.
Alternative Prevention on Human Error of Fatal Injuries by the Folk Lifts
Kang, Hyun-Su ; Park, Peom ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 75~82
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.75
According to the statistics, occupational fatal injuries by the fork lifts were about 30 per year in whole industrial. Fork lifts are widely used in various parts of industries to improve the efficiency of the work. In this study, the current regulations to be adequate in industrial site have to be renew in order to prevent the fatal injuries by the fork lifts. Fatal injury analysis were conducted with several accident cases by the fork lifts. For each accident, the causes of the injuries were examined and proper safety measures were proposed. In this study, the fork lift showed a high fatality rate in industrial accidents and no detailed cause analysis of fatal accidents was conducted in terms of unsafe acts or conditions. First, fork lifts were the highest of the machines caused the accidents. In order to prevent fatal injuries by the fork lifts, the tarket was manufacturing industry. Second, the order of the cause of cognitive engineering agenda in the manufacture industrial was visibility, responsibility and affordance, and revision of acts was proposed. Third, there was not a lots of different points of human error between occurrence types and business sizes. Forth, number of fatalities by the attacker was more than by the inducer.
A Study on the Effective Method of Fire Safety Management of Geriatric Hospitals
Lee, Young-Sam ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 83~88
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.83
Currently many geriatric hospitals have been built in Korea because increasing aging rapidly. However the increasing geriatric hospitals make the increasing safety accidents. Therefore this study is conducted by survey and face-to-face talk with the fire safety managers for analyzing safety problem of geriatric hospitals which number is twelve among 15 geriatric hospitals in the north of Chung-buk area. The result of this study is that geriatric hospitals are very old. Fire safety managers holding the fire safety license are a level 2 issued by the Korea Fire Safety Association(KFSA). And the fire safety inspection ability of them is normal (58%). Furthermore a fire safety budget ratio is 83% (A little) in the company yearly budget. And ratio having the fire inspection equipment in the building is 42% (A little) and 33% (Nothing). Satisfaction ratio of their duty is 66% and they also get stress from heavy duty and heavy responsibility. In conclusion, CEO needs to invest and interest the improvement of job performance, satisfaction ratio and fire safety facility. Also government needs the improvement of system to support and supervise the fire safety of geriatric hospitals consistently.
A Effect of Physical Environment on Safety Behavior: Mediation of Job Stress, and Moderation of Safety Climate
Jung, Se-Youn ; Kim, Byung-Jik ; Go, Do-won ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 89~97
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.89
This current research investigated whether job stress mediates the relationship between physical environment and safety behavior of members in organization. Furthermore, we hypothesized that safety climate functions as moderator between physical environment-job stress link. In order to examine the hypotheses, 870 employees in various fields of companies were sampled. Using structural equation modeling(SEM), we conducted moderated mediation model analysis which cab elaborately test the significance of our hypotheses. The results showed that job stress mediated the link between physical environment and safety behavior of members. Moreover, the relationship between physical environment and job stress was moderated by safety climate. The implications and limitations of our study and suggestions for future research were discussed.
An Approach to Improving the Quality of Airport Services for the Mobility Handicapped
Kim, Chang-Gyun ; Bae, Tae-Yong ; Ham, Dong-Han ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 99~109
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.99
The types and characteristics of services that airport service systems provide have recently been diversified and specialized to meet various needs of users and their travelling activities. A service for the mobility handicapped is one of the newly demanded services. However, current services for them, which are provided by most of the Korean airports, are not sufficient to satisfy their needs. Additionally, there exist a lot of constraints in the use of those services, which makes it difficult for the mobility handicapped to use them effectively. Another problem is that a lot of the mobility handicapped do not even know that airports now offer services specialized for them. Considering that Korean airports have been recognized as a top-level service provider for about decades, it can be claimed that such an inferior quality of services for the mobility handicapped should be urgently improved. With this issue in mind, this study aims to propose an approach to improving the quality of airport services for the mobility handicapped. Firstly, we examined the actual conditions of the services for the mobility handicapped and identified the limitations of the current services, based on the results of literature review and questionnaire survey against the mobility handicapped and stakeholders of the services currently provided. Then we established a set of design improvement requirements and suggested several ways to improve the services for the mobility handicapped. Finally, we pointed out several issues to be resolved to design better specialized services for the mobility handicapped.
Insensitivity Towards Safety and Tasks of KC Mark (Korea Certification Mark)
Kim, Myeong-Yeol ; Kang, Kyung-Sik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 111~118
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.111
KC Mark is one of the country's integrated legal force to the minimum mandatory certification mark system for safety. That is absolutely needed for manufacturing and sales of goods in Korea. This thesis intended to see what is prevalent for both imports and domestic products for illegal and defect and rebuild the ecosystem as soon as possible for the healthy development through public awareness. In this theses point out the seriousness of the problem based on the various kinds of press releases, data of KCA(Korea Consumer Agency), MOTIE(Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy) and KCA(Korea Customs Service) to the problem of certification system of KC mark and propose a solution to that issue. This study is considered to make befit the nation's place in the world and sustainable development is possible about the system of certification KC. This study expect more research on this issue in order to make enhance the confidence of KC mark.
A study on relationships between characteristics of smart usage and symptoms of MSDs
Kim, Kyung-In ; Choi, Seo-Yeon ; Park, Dong-Hyun ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 119~129
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.119
This study analyzed symptoms of MSDs(Musculokeletal Disorders) associated with characteristics of smartphone usage based on questionnaire survey. This study also tried to identify their relationship based on the results from questionnaire survey. A total of 943 subjects participated for the survey. The results in terms of symptoms associated with smartphone usage were as follows; 1) 49.8% of respondents experienced symptoms associated with MSDs, 2) 35.9%, 34.0%, 22.1%, 21.7% and 20.9% of respondents had symptoms at shoulder, neck, elbow, wrist, and fingers respectively, 3) The effect of 'daily time of data use', 'monthly costs' for MSDs of respondents was significant. Specifically, this study has some significance since it tries to identify the relationship between MSDs symptoms and characteristics of smartphone usage. The results of the study can be good basis for better design and user guidelines of smartphone to prevent MSDs associated with smartphone usage.
"Trust Makes Safety": The Effect of Workload on Safety Behavior
Go, Do-Won ; Jung, Se-Youn ; Kim, Byung-Jik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 131~140
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.131
This present study tested whether job stress mediates the relationship between workload and safety behavior of members in organization. In addition, we hypothesized trust in leader/coworkers functions as moderator between not only the workload-job stress link, but also the job stress-safety behavior link. In order to investigate the hypotheses, 841 employees in various fields of companies were sampled. Using structural equation modeling(SEM), we conducted moderated mediation model analysis which elaborately investigated the significance of our hypotheses. The results indicated that job stress mediated the link between workload and safety behavior of members. In addition, the relationship between workload and job stress was moderated by trust in leader/coworkers. Moreover trust in leader/coworkers moderated the job stress-safety behavior linkage. The implications and limitations of our study and suggestions for future research were discussed.
Non Dosimetry Measurements Use for Patients Safety : NDD-M
Gil, Jong-Won ; Seon, Jong-Ryoul ; Song, Wol-Su ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 141~145
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.141
This study was to improve to utilization of non dosimetry measurements for X-ray radiography. Experiments was passed off varying the X-ray tube voltage and the thickness of the aluminum filter by actual dose. Calculated results was set to the first beam quality factors, calculated first correction coefficient by the Microsoft Excel program was set as the second beam quality factors. To make the non dosimetry measurements simply, the Excel program apply to the new beam quality factors, the error was compared to the previous studies, and the results verify the calculated value of smaller errors.
A Study on Change Image According to Recumbent Position Holding Time for Patient Safety (In Chest Lateral Decubitus Examination)
Kim, Ki-Jin ; Jeong, Chang-Min ; Yoo, Se-Jong ; Choi, Won-Jin ; Kim, Jeong-Ho ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 147~152
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.147
Chest lateral decubitus is a chest examination to determine the persence of pleural fluid in thorax. In this study, we prepare recumbent holding position time standard of chest lateral decubitus. The records of 15 patients with chest lateral decubitus between May and Jun. Recumbent holding time is 30, 60, 90, 120, 180, 210, 240 seconds. The result is fluid level change between 0.88mm to 9.63. Fluid heigh change between 9.9 percent to 42.5 percent. We can confirm fluid level change with chest decubitus image. The proper time for fluid level change is 180 seconds.
The Study of Decrease Artifact when Scanning Head and Neck PET/CT(Decrease Radiation Dose of Patient)
Kim, Ki-Jin ; Kim, Gha-Jung ; Yoo, Se-Jong ; Kim, Jeong-Ho ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 153~158
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.153
Beam hardening artifact can be caused by metal material when performing PET exam. Therefore, we studied a solution decreasing artifact caused by metallic dental implant. The higher voltage, the lesser artifact in CT exam. But Higher voltage dosen't affect PET exam. The thicker silicon the lesser artifact in CT and PET exam. Both methods make less artifact in CT and PET exam. But considering safety of patient, the way of using silicon is better.
A Study on Efficient Return Logistics of Fashion Industry
Kim, Han-Seong ; Hwang, Dae Sung ; Lee, Jae-Gun ; Kim, Tae-Won ; Kang, Kyung-Sik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 159~166
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.159
Logistics had only been perceived as a supporting means or auxiliary of corporate activity, but is now surfacing as a priority sector for competitiveness in the infinite competition of the global market. This study looks into the current status of logistics and sets forth the improvement tasks by analyzing the problems of the returned goods logistics. In order to improve the manual process of returned goods, the POS system (point-of-sales system) was implemented and DAS (Digital Assorting System) and SORTER System were synchronized for utilization, which cut the prime cost of the once expensive returned goods logistics, and analyzed the efficiency of establishing automated logistics system for efficiency of returned goods logistics in the aspects of one-stop BPR (Business Process Re-engineering).
Effects of CEO Leadership and Employee's QM Participation on Innovation and Business Performances in Automotive' s Vendor
Koo, Il-Seob ; Kim, Tae-Sung ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 167~177
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.167
The CEO leadership and employee's concerning and participation to quality management innovation activity is critical factor for improving the business performance. This empirical study is aims to find that whether the quality management activity is significant or not in the automotive parts suppliers. To perform this research, we distributed 250 sheets totally, and withdraw 194 sheets. We analysed 169 sheets that we could use for this research using SPSS 18.0 and AMOS 18.0. We had the results that CEO leadership is significantly positive effects on the employees's participation to quality management. And the result of process improvement have positively effective and significant effects on the product improvement result and business performance of firms.
Restaurants settled and health management awareness of employees of the Health Education System
Yun, Young-Hwa ; Kang, Kyung-Sik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 179~190
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.179
Awareness about health is still in short supply, sufficient research and investment is falling mothayeo made, the development of image and health technology for health compared to productivity enhancement technology behind the relative reality. Through the analysis and study of special measures and health education in the country catering to propose measures and methods for this. Current analyzed and summarized to find a special health and safety training relevant provisions appear in the national legislation. By analyzing the characteristics and to leverage to workers unearthed an in-depth awareness and issues for the institutions and laws. Survey research methods to analyze the documents and government publications and research through an Internet search. Survey Research conducted a self - survey on new knowledge and attitude toward the concessionaires to sanitation target, the attitude of the sanitary administration, attitudes to hygiene education and hygiene practice Conditions received health education carried out by catering Federation regularly. Health education is a systematic settlement system for the external reality of professional education. Health and health administrators to establish an organizational structure strengthening phase. Employers and health care workers are raising awareness. Employers have a responsibility to prevent industrial accidents. Consequently, special health education targeted construction workers changed to fit the content-driven information on the species and the proper arrangement of time "based health education" currently being conducted.
The Effects of Servant Leadership on Organizational Identification and Innovative Behavior
Hwang, Sang-Kyu ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 191~201
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.191
The paper examines how servant leadership and organizational identification contributed to explaining innovative behavior. In order to verify the relationships and mediating effect, data were collected from 298 individuals in employees working in small and medium-sized firms at Jinju, Changwon, Gimhae, Busan City to test theoretical model and its hypotheses. All data collected from the survey were analyzed using with SPSS 18.0. This study reports findings as follows: first, the relationship between the servant leadership and the organizational identification is positively related. Second, there was also a positive correlation between the organizational identification and the innovative behavior. Third, the relationship between the servant leadership and the innovative behavior is positively related. Finally, the organizational identification played as a partial mediator on the relationship between servant leadership and innovative behavior. Based on these findings, the implications and the limitations of the study were presented including some directions for future studies.
A Study on deciding optimal price of Bioinformatics services
Choi, Won-Hoon ; Kang, Kyung-Sik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 203~208
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.203
Bioinformatics service is very new and emerging in market that provides information such as whether or not occurrence of a particular disease through the base of DNA(Deoxyribonucleic Acid) & RNA(Ribo Nucleic Acid) sequence analysis. Recently, interest growing rapidly in utilization of the industrial purpose, but provision of commercialization like pricing and service packaging is not enough to go to market. For go-to-market, firstly refine the services and perform cost calculation of services in cost-plus method then estimate consumer utility by conducting conjoint analysis. Collectively, with cost and consumer utility result, optimal service price can be calculated.
Study on the evaluate the achievements about R&D of SME's using the AHP : Transfer of technology development project
Chang, Young-Soon ; Roh, Dong-Gi ; Seo, Jong-Hyen ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 209~217
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.209
This study with the aim to develop a system that can be objectively measured and evaluated as a scientific support and of R&D. To this end, this study aimed at companies participating in the development of national technology transfer support program for SMEs examined the factors affecting performance. By developing metrics that meet the business objectives refer to the applicable national and international case studies and literature reviews, etc. In order to achieve the systematization of technology evaluation index, which was selected indicators. To evaluate the weight through the duality comparing selected indicators in order to take advantage of the AHP analysis conducted targeted surveys.
Real-time monitoring system of the legacy systems data -Focused on Manufacturing Shop Floor-
Lee, Jae-Ho ; Nam, Ho-Ki ; Yoo, Woo-Sik ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 219~226
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.219
As the development environment is changing with the development of information communication technology, the systems that were used by each service became used with integration. In the process of integrating from existing legacy systems to new system, it should be smoothly integrated or shared, however, it cannot help holding existing technology or component due to significant cost burden for conversion. In this paper, it was not only classified by types with analyzing the various elements that make up legacy system but an approach and monitoring system were developed to each type. After System application results, data's information generated in each process is provided to other system in real time, so that it has not only secured the work efficiency and reliability but also it is made possible by integrating data in various formats for efficient data management, rapid search and tracking to history. With real-time monitoring system developed in this study, It can be very useful in a variety of industries which require real-time monitoring of distributed legacy system data.
Competencies Necessary to Hospital Staffs and Managers in the Global Age
Kong, Myung-Dal ;
Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science, volume 18, issue 1, 2016, Pages 227~236
DOI : 10.12812/ksms.2016.18.1.227
Main purpose of this study is to provide some basic data necessary to research, education, and policy to cultivate professional talents, by investigating what competencies needed to hospital administrative staffs and managers in performing their jobs in the global age. A survey was conducted through self-administered questionnaires for hospital administrative staffs and managers including first-line hands-on workers who were working in 77 hospitals located in Busan, Keongnam, Ulsan areas in South Korea. Major results are as follows: (a) The analysis for the competencies needed to hospital administrative staffs and managers in order to perform successfully their jobs revealed that interpersonal competency, knowledge of management skills in healthcare field, understanding ability for healthcare, in that order of importance, had significant influence on performing their jobs. (b) Regarding the analysis for the detailed competencies necessary to hospital administrative staffs and managers in order to perform successfully their jobs revealed that problem-solving ability, sense of responsibility, positive attitude, leadership, in that order of importance, had significant influence on performing them. This study suggests that universities opened courses related to health care management should newly open a subject 'problem-solving ability in health care' to link with health care field and their curriculums are necessary to change over to practice-oriented curriculum system.