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Document ID (ISN)60506
CIS number 93-1244
Year 1992
Convention or series no. OTO 92 004
Author(s) Flin R.H., Slaven G.M.
Title The selection and training of offshore installations managers. A survey of UK companies
Bibliographic information The Robert Gordon University, Business Research Unit, Kepplestone House, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen AB9 2PW, United Kingdom, June 1992. iv, 63p. 5 ref.
Abstract A survey of the procedures used to select and train offshore installation managers (OIMs) working on UK oil and gas installations covered 38 companies, employing a total of 424 OIMs, that provided detailed information on their selection, training and assessment methods. The majority of OIMs are recruited internally. Selection decisions are based predominantly on previous performance on the OIMs ability to take command in an emergency, appraisal reports and managerial recommendations rather than more formal methods such as assessment centres or psychometric tests. Many of the companies surveyed are currently examining and refining their OIM selection, training and assessment procedures.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; role of management; offshore oil extraction
Descriptors (secondary) report; vocational training; vocational selection; safety and health training; emergency organization; assessment of knowledge; survey
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry