Just following orders?
Obedience to authority – what the Milgram experiments reveal about behaviour and the implications this has for organisation specifically in terms of safety leadership and the development of effective safety cultures.
Heart and minds – is that enough?
Drama-based behavioural safety training is mainly focused on hearts and minds. 2macs’ Shaun Curry asks is this enough? Does sustainable change need more? Can organisations afford to rely on these types of events, in isolation, to deliver the safety culture they are trying to create?
“It Lives… It Lives!” – or does it?
200 years after the publication of Frankenstein does the moral of the story still have anything new to teach us? Here’s some thoughts about the lessons for those trying to develop effective safety cultures.
Time to join the gym… well until February anyway!
As people decide 2018’s New Year’s Resolutions we take a look at why many of these good intentions don’t become new habits and have fizzled out by February
The Ashes – strength in the middle order
Some thoughts on the parallels between the rigours of an Ashes tour and the challenge of implementing an effective safety culture
New Year’s Resolution
For anyone planning Back to Work sessions for January 2018 here are some ideas about not only kick-starting the New Year but also making the most of what you’ve already done and getting a return on the time, effort and money already invested.
What is and what might have been
Some thoughts on incident investigations as part of the business improvement cycle which means looking at both accidents and incidents and focusing on “what might have been” rather than “what is”
“Safety, it’s all about getting attitudes right” – Right?
“We need to change people’s attitude to safety. We need to have them thinking about safety, believing in safety and bringing safety to life throughout the entirety of their working day. It is only when we engage hearts and minds can we truly build an interdependent safety culture.” Sounds good, right? But does a ‘good […]
That takes the Biscuit!
Some thoughts on how the working environment impacts behaviour and the practical things organisations can do to promote effective safety behaviours
Passing on the Baton
London Olympics was a great success & we’ve been passing on the baton from 2012 in sporting arenas ever since, so why not shout about its safety record too as it was every bit as impressive as anything on the track?