ANALYTICAL WORKSHOP (Bangladesh)

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POHS-BD Analytical workshop
Venue: Rangamati Waterfront

Tuesday 31 May 2017
Time Content
14.00 – 14.30 Welcome and presentation of programme
14.30 – 15.00 Overview of the POHS design and goal of the analytical workshop
15.00 – 15.30 Overview of baseline achievements
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee breack
16.00 – 16.30 Descriptive statistics on baseline companies 1
• size
• economic situation
• types of production
16.30 – 17.00 Descriptive statistics on baseline companies 2
• no of accidents/accident rates
• organisation of OHS activities
• distribution on OHS maturity
17.00 – 17.30 Descriptive statistics on baseline companies 3
• use of productivity measures, lean and others
• size of production
• output pr worker
• distribution on productivity maturity
17.30 – 18.00 Plenary discussion of descriptive statistics
19.00 – Dinner and get together

Wednesday 1 June
Time Content
09.00 – 09.15  Introduction to the days programme
09.15 – 09.45  Presentation of best case on OHS and productivity, selected among the team’s visit
09.45 – 10.15  Presentation of best case on OHS and productivity, selected among the team’s visit
10.00 – 10.30 Reflections on best cases – what makes the case good & can it be transferred
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee
10.45 – 11.15   Presentation of the worst case on OHS and productivity, selected among the team’s visit
11.15 – 11.45    Presentation of worst case on OHS and productivity, selected among the team’s visit
11.45 – 12.15   Reflections on worst cases – what makes the case bad & how can it best be improved
12.15 – 13.00  The first reflections on intervention strategy
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 15.00 Buyer – supplier relations and the influence on productivity and occupational health and safety
15.00 – 15.15  Critical reflections
15.15 – 15.45   Improving productivity and occupational health and safety at the workplace level
15.45 – 16.00 Critical reflections
16.00 – 16.15  Coffee
16.15 – 16.45  Motivating workers to participate in improvement of productivity and occupational health and safety
16.45 – 17.00 Critical reflections
17.00 – 17.45 Why supplier simultaneous upgrading of productivity and OHS is limited in buyer-driven and fragmented global value chains? – Insights from the Bangladeshi garment suppliers
17.45 – 18.00 Critical reflections
19.00 –             Dinner and get together
Thursday 2 June
Time                 Content
09.00 – 09.15 Introduction to the days programme
09.15 – 10.00 Scientific paper writing
– for preparation read the two papers mentioned below
10.00 – 10.45 Analysis of scientific papers
10.45 – 11.00  Coffee
11.00 – 11.30  Plenary discussion of group work
11.30 – 11.45   Introduction to paper writing on the baseline results
11.45 – 13.00  Preparing titles and abstracts for papers on baseline results
13.00 – 14.30  Lunch
14.30 – 15.15   Preparation of papers continued
15.15 – 16.15   Presentation of proposals for papers
16.15 – 16.30  Coffee
16.30 – 18.00 Project management committee meeting
19.00 – Dinner and get together

Papers to read before the workshop:
Veltri, A., Pagell, M., Johnston, D., Tompa, E., Robson, L. S., Amick III, B. C., … Macdonald, S. (2013). Understanding safety in the context of business operations: An exploratory study using case studies. Safety Science, 55(0), 119–134.

Distelhorst, G., Hainmueller, J., & Locke, R. M. (2014). Does Lean Improve Labor Standards? Capability Building and Social Performance in the Nike Supply Chain. Management Science, (April), 1–31. http://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2337601

 

POHS-BD Analytical workshop 2016 at Rangamati Waterfront, Savar