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Institutional Strength in Depth in the Nuclear Industry to Sustain Operational Excellence


English IAEA-TECDOC-2038 ¦ 978-92-0-155523-6

98 pages ¦ 16 figures ¦ € 22.00 ¦ Date published: 2023

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This publication highlights human and organizational lessons of the Fukushima Daiichi accident and discusses how to make owner/operating organizations of nuclear power plants more sustainably robust and resilient throughout all institutionalized systems. It also discusses how organizations can effectively manage the interfaces with stakeholders such as regulators, the public and within industry. The publication includes many practical examples of institutionalized initiatives that further enhance safety and improve overall nuclear power plant performance. This publication is intended for senior managers and leaders of nuclear power plant owner/operator organizations, and for other associated stakeholders such as manufacturers, vendors, contractors, and national and international industry organizations. Consideration and implementation of these noted initiatives and necessary attributes intend to help them develop strategies that support navigation through a rapidly changing business environment.

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Institutional Strength in Depth, ISiD, Nuclear Industry, Sustain Operational Excellence, Nuclear Power Plants, NPPs, Management System, Safety Measures, Employees, Training, Human, Organizational and Cultural Learnings, Fukushima Daiichi Accident, Lessons Learned, Key Attributes, Owner and Operating Organizations, Leadership Team, Effective Decision Making, Resilience, Competence Management, Independent Oversight Organization, Effective Relationships, Key Stakeholders, Nuclear Industry, Nuclear System, Human and Organizational Factors, Operational Risk Management, Core Competencies, Nuclear Knowledge Management, Knowledge of Design, Authority, Effective Independent Oversight, Effective Management, External Interfaces, Integrated Approach, Industry Interfaces, Good Practices, Countries, Review

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