Ok Tedi River

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  • A Brief Note On Tackle Complex Policy Issues

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    The most interesting part of the article to me is how it explains how to tackle complex policy issues and exactly what the hardest problems are to agree on how to mitigate/combat most efficiently. The paper discusses the most complex policy issues and their characteristics, how to tackle them with possible strategies, avoiding the narrow approach and instead the need for flexible approaches, the importance of working across organisation boundaries, reviewing the framework, effectively engaging with

  • The Ok Tedi

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    when big companies do not exercise proper care. The Ok Tedi located in Papua New Guinea is often referred to as one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in the world, well known for its disposal of mine tailings into the local river system, which led to an international lawsuit and ultimately to the abandoning of the project. Australia-based BHP Billiton, is the world’s biggest mining company and in 2001, they sold its profitable Ok Tedi mine after having destroyed more than 2,400 acres of

  • Bhp External and Internal Environments

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    The BHP OK Tedi Mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has raised many environmental, ethical and social responsibility issues regarding organisational management on many fronts. There have been many approaches in an attempt to confront and address the varying factors which encompass both past and present business practices. The mine was an open pit gold and copper mine located in the western province of PNG the operation of which resulted in collateral damage, affecting up to 50,000 people in the nearby

  • Should Multinational Corporations Behave With The Business Cultures Of Host Countries

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    Should Multinational Corporations Behave In Accordance With The Business Cultures Of Host Countries They Are Active In? Venturing into a foreign market for business mainly involves the crossing of borders and cultures of a host country but does the importance of understanding and behaving in accordance with their business cultures truly impact the success of a firm entering the market? International business enters foreign markets to further expand their reach towards the global markets. Naturally

  • Environmental Impacts And Environmental Effects Of Mining

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    Environmental effects of mining Mining is the extraction of expensive minerals or metals from the earth. The economy cannot function without minerals and the products made from mining due to the fact that many of our daily used objects are not organically grown, but are man-made. Everything we rely on depends on mining minerals. Our homes are made out of foundations made of concrete. Water, electricity and gas are conducted though copper and steel wires. Several modes of transportation require coal

  • The Disaster Damaged Bhp 's Reputation And Benefits

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    eyebrows about how they manage the risks at other operations. The disaster raised the suspicion of dependability of tailings dams at other mines owned by BHP. Besides, this disaster reminded people of past failures including the collapse of the BHP Ok Tedi tailings dam in the late of 20st century which is also considered as one of the worst environmental disaster (3). More and more people begin to criticize the operation way of BHP and lose the confidence for BHP due to their failure of diligence responsibilities