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Modeling of an Organizational Environment by System Dynamics and Fuzzy Logic

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This paper presents an analysis, by a combination of dynamic systems and fuzzy logic, of the work environment of human factor. This environment contains a set of factors (variables) that influence human behavior in the context of industrial safety. The definition of these behavioral factors is made from a prior synthesis of the main factors that influence the safe behavior of human factor. The use of system dynamics allows identifying causal interactions between all these factors and representing these interactions through a systemic and dynamic vision. Fuzzy logic is used to account the qualitative and uncertain nature of variables value (called linguistic value) resulting from the phenomenon of perception. This work is a new conceptualization of dynamic systems and fuzzy logic for modeling the safe behavior of human factor.

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H. Bouloiz, E. Garbolino and M. Tkiouat, "Modeling of an Organizational Environment by System Dynamics and Fuzzy Logic," Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 96-104. doi: 10.4236/ojsst.2013.34012.

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