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CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY 3.1 INTRODUCTION A systematic review of literature was applied in this study and thematic analysis based on the fact that it is a very convenient method in collecting data that is related to human element factors and its possible effects in the management of maritime sector. Gathering information from relevant literatures as well as peer reviewed articles was selected due to their accessibility and availability within the public domain. Data collected in this case was put under thematic analysis for relevance in achieving the project aims and objectives. The source of information used originated from difference number of countries hence providing a wide knowledge on the research topic. The systematic literature review was used to access information concerning the human element, seafarers, problems encountered in the shipping industry, and the diverse ways of vindicating the human error. The population studied consisted of the employed staff within the shipping industry. Final results were synthesized based on the perspective of different findings in the literature with regards to the role and place of human element in the safety within the shipping industry. The finding was analysed with the literature in the articles being applied to generate findings towards achieving the specific objectives of the study being made in the maritime sector. The methodology section was carried out diligently in this case so as to help avoid conflicts that are related to ethical issues within systematic review as a study design. 3.2 THE RESEARCH STRATEGY
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The search strategy was performed in a very organized manner, within databanks and some other sources of information choses under which the researcher had accessed to both the secondary and primary literatures. The produce from the search strategy was both pertinent to the topic and also helped in achieving the goals and objectives. With
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