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Erik Hollnagel

Ph.D., Professor, Professor Emeritus


Journal papers

Lundberg, J., Rollenhagen, C. & Hollnagel, E. (2009). What-You-Look-For-Is-What-You-Find - The consequences of underlying accident models in eight accident investigation manuals. Safety Science, 47(6), 1297-1311.


Hollnagel, E. (2009). Safer complex industrial environments: A human factors approach. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). The ETTO Principle: Efficiency-Thoroughness Trade-Off: Why things that go right sometimes go wrong. Aldershot UK: Ashgate.

Nemeth, C. P., Hollnagel, E. & Dekker, S. (2009). Preparation and restoration. Resilience Engineering Perspectives. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Barreras y prevención de accidentes. (Spanish translation of ‘Barriers and accident prevention.’) Madrid: Colección Riesgos Humanos.

Book Chapters

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Extending the scope of the human factor. In E. Hollnagel (Ed.), Safer complex industrial environments (p. 37-59). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Hollnagel, E. & Sakuda, H. (2009). Hindsight and foresight. In E. Hollnagel (Ed.), Safer complex industrial environments (p. 237-243). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). The four cornerstones of resilience engineering. In: Nemeth, C. P., Hollnagel, E. & Dekker, S. (Eds.), Preparation and restoration (p. 117-134). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Conference Keynote Presentations

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Coping with Tightly Coupled Systems. 8th Innovative Research Workshop & Exhibition (INO), 1-3 December, Bretigny, France.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). How Accident Investigations Contribute To Learning: What You Look For Is What You Find. 36th ESReDA Seminar on Lessons learned from accident investigations, June 2-3, Coimbra, Portugal.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). How close are we to managing resilience? EUROCONTROL Safety R&D Seminar, 21-22 October, München, Germany.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Human factors – understanding why normal actions sometimes fail. 1 April, Banverket säkerhetskonferens, Örebro, Sverige.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Hvorfor går det somme tider galt, når det skulle have gået godt? Sikkerthetsdagene 2009, 4-5 November, Trondheim, Norge.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). L’apport de la résilience à la maîtrise des risques: comment la construire, la développer, la maintenir? Journée IMDR-SELF, La résilience, une réponse face à l’imprévu et à la variabilité des systèmes, des organisations et des hommes? 12 mars, Paris, France.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Resilience Engineering: Why, What, and How. NII / Industry Human & Organisational Factors Practitioner’s Meeting, 21. May, Wigan Lancashire, UK.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Resilience of socio-technical systems. Socio-Technical Systems Engineering Conference (STSE 2009), 16-17 September, St. Andrews, Scotland.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Safety Culture, Safety Management, and Resilience Engineering. Association of Air Transport Engineering and Research (ATEC) Safety Forum, 10 November, Tokyo, Japan.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Safety indicators - an industry perspective. HAS workshop - Measuring and using Patient Safety information - 2009 Expert seminar, 17-19 December, Paris, Frankrig.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). The Changing Nature of Risk. International Synergi Network Meeting, 27-28 May, Amsterdam, Holland.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). The ETTO Principle - Efficiency-Thoroughness Trade-Off. Why Things That Go Right, Sometimes Go Wrong. Sjøsikkerhetskonferansen 2009, 23-24 September, Haugesund, Norway.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). The Resilient Organisation. Colloque international: Travail, Identités, Métier: Quelles métamorphoses? 23-25 Juin, Collège de France;Paris, Frankrig.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). The Third Age of Human Factors: From Independence to Interdependence. Third International Conference on Rail Human Factors. 3-5 March, Lille Grand Palais, Lille, France.

Hollnagel, E. (2009). Understanding Accidents, or How to Learn from the Past. Statens Havarikommission for Trafiksikkerhet seminar. 24–26 februar, Lillehammer, Norge.


Hollnagel, E. (2009). An application of the Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) to risk assessment of organisational change. Stockholm, Sweden: Swedish Nuclear Inspectorate.