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Fuelling New Zealand's future
This Case Study deals with the New Zealand Refining Company and the challenges it faces as an organisation dealing with a variety of issues as it continues to grow and be accountable to its stakeholders. The Case Study demonstrates how NZRC contributes to the economy, maintains employee safety, continues its approach to environmentally sustainable growth all while being an employer of choice.
As a result of reading this Case Study, students should be able to:
- Understand the benefits NZRC brings to the New Zealand economy
- Describe the importance of occupational health and safety and sustainability to an organisation
- Identify the benefits of effective human resource management.
The New Zealand Refining Company (NZRC) has been in operation since 1962.
NZRC contributes to the New Zealand economy in a variety of ways, not least of which is the provision of employment.
Another cornerstone of NZRC's culture, and an essential component of the business plan, is the area of employee safety.
Today all organisations, regardless of their size, need to exercise corporate social responsibility, and NZRC is no exception.
The human resources of any organisation are a vital asset in attempting to achieve any objective in an organisation.
The New Zealand Refining Company is an organisation which has the future firmly in its sights.