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<blockquote>''A High Reliability Organization (HRO) is an organization that has succeeded in avoiding catastrophes in an environment where normal accidents can be expected due to risk factors and complexity.''</blockquote>
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<blockquote>''Organizations that operate continuously under trying conditions and have fewer than their fair share of major accidents.'' (Weick and Sutcliffe 2007)</blockquote>
  
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===Sources===
Wikipedia article (2012) on "High Reliability Organization" cites 16 references, including:
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Weick, K. E. and K.M. Sutcliffe. 2007. ''Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty'', 2nd Edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
 
 
a)  Weick, K. E., Sutcliffe, K. M., & Obstfeld, D. (1999). Organizing for High Reliability: Processes of Collective Mindfulness. In B. M. Staw & L. L. Cummings (Eds.), ''Research in Organizational Behavior'' (Vol. 21, pp. 81-123). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc., and
 
 
 
b) Weick, K. E., & Sutcliffe, K. M. (2007). ''Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty'', Second Edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
 
  
 
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Organizations that operate continuously under trying conditions and have fewer than their fair share of major accidents. (Weick and Sutcliffe 2007)

Sources

Weick, K. E. and K.M. Sutcliffe. 2007. Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty, 2nd Edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

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