Plowing ahead without continuing to assess others' reactions often leaves them on the sidelines during an improvement process.
You can simultaneously make a positive impact on several types of injuries with one unified strategy. No question, this is a higher-level leadership skill.
"It would surprise me if OSHA didn't involve itself in home-based work," says John Michael, vice president and general manager of Business Interiors by Staples.
How fast you go about evolving desirable safety culture behaviors is the difference in control and influence.
The quest for an absolute fail-safe -– when none exists -– can make leaders more vulnerable to being sold a bill of goods, with wild promises followed by crashing disappointments.
One analyst said the refinery "needs relatively little maintenance" because much of its equipment is new, having been installed after the March 2005 explosion.
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Cycle through the 12 Steps for Effective Leadership, each time with greater nuance, on a higher level.
Provide consistent attention to the changes you want.
In a crashless world, U.S. emergency rooms won't have to treat more than 2 million crash victims per year as they do now.
What one measurement would provide the greatest insight and facilitate performance and cultural transformation?
Remember that everyone everywhere longs for something. Desire is the most elemental part of each person.
OSHA's jurisdiction in these emergencies is not crystal clear, at least not yet.
When excellence in safety is measured by zero failures, a self-limiting organizational viewpoint and very dangerous employee belief are created.
Criminal convictions and incarceration will send a more powerful message, if the young drivers are listening.
Highly effective persuasion entails communicating the way others do, not expecting them to adjust to your style.
Success is measured by the ability to drive positive, needed change, create breakthrough performance, and sustain the results.
Wanting, wishing, and pressuring gets only so far without the needed skills to make desired improvements.
Success goals and progress indicators that show movement toward continuous improvement sends the message we are getting better, rather than failing less.
From Legionnaires’ Disease diagnoses among workers at an auto shredding operation to mail order pharmacy workers exposed to pill dust, students and professionals have explored interesting IH challenges recently.