Make Food Safety the Social Norm

  • Frank Yiannas
Part of the Food Microbiology and Food Safety book series (FMFS)

Abstract

In this chapter, I want to share some thoughts on a behavioral science principle called “social norm”–since it directly relates to creating a food safety culture, enhancing employee compliance, and, in general, group behavior.

References

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Yiannas
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  1. 1.BentonvilleUSA

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