Because potential budget cuts could hit federal agencies’ research budgets hard, the timing of the decision is unfortunate.
Look for the rebrand to start rolling out in the first quarter of 2018 with a refreshed website.
Profile your desired leader. What would you see them doing or hear them saying that indicates they are in the right position and a change-agent?
Disconnected leaders are typically stymied when it comes to sensing trends of change, making effective plans, deeply motivating others, and implementing game-changing actions.
I applaud the NSC's chief executive and the council for setting this ambitious goal and keeping it on the front burner at every opportunity.
Where there is no behavioral integrity, trust, relationships, and maturing the culture all suffer. Progress will be at a standstill.
In my experience in the realms of Safety performance, Magnifying Vision is the most underutilized of the three types of Visioning.
OSHA's construction industry fall protection standard, 29 CFR 1926.501, was its most-cited standard during fiscal year 2015, and construction standards for safe use of scaffolding and ladders also ranked among OSHA's Top Ten that year.
The 3 B's are effective watchpoints for moving and working stronger, safer, and more in control.
Thinking we can always be better, and hazards and risks can always be reduced, should dominate thinking throughout an organization.
Which behavior would make the biggest difference in yielding the results you need?
Dividing attention through multitasking can increase slips/trips/falls, and also contribute to soft-tissue injuries, driving accidents, caught by/between, struck by problems, and many more.
The company decided to pursue "participative ergonomics" and designated 100 ergonomic champions and coaches, along with mentorship programs.
Most organizations, both at the corporate and local site level can only effectively manage and execute against four to five major priorities per year.
Two methods for change may appear to have comparable components, even be called by similar terms, but may actually be done very differently. And everyone knows the difference.
Dedication, communication, training, effective management and disciplinary action when necessary, and adherence to best practices and current standards are part of the answer.
President-elect Trump has promised to eliminate EPA, which was created during the administration of Republican Richard Nixon.
Experience shows that change, especially culture change, happens best from within.
Tangible and sustaining improvements are built in three stages.
Focus on earliest indicators of momentum. Actions taken usually don’t blossom into statistical changes for a period of time.