Articles Tagged with ''culture''

It's all about ownership

May 31, 2011
I get asked to visit companies and “diagnose” why their behavioral safety program has “lost steam” or never got off the ground to begin with. Inevitably I find the whole shebang is being run by the safety department and a few anointed safety enthusiasts who do all the observations.
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The power of positive spin

May 25, 2011
When folks are brought together around some common task or set of tasks, their earliest experiences “set the tone” for the team. When team members develop the positive attitude that they can succeed, they are more likely to do so.
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You'll never have all the answers

May 24, 2011
Too often safety and health professionals work under the illusion that the advice they provide to someone is “helpful.” If only giving “help” were so easy.
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How's your safety confidence index these days?

May 5, 2011

Is there a parallel between all-time low consumer confidence in economic recovery and worker confidence in their company’s safety commitment and performance?

by Dave Johnson Chief Editor, January 11, 2009

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What you learn from falling on your butt

May 3, 2011

You know you’re a safety geek when you slip and land on your butt on the bathroom floor in a factory’s front office thinking, “What at-risk behavior did I do to earn this bruise?”

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Thriving growth & zero lost workdays

April 27, 2011

Chris Eirvin and Wade Hunt are movers and shakers. As I have visited with them and tracked their progress over the past few years, I have been incredibly impressed by

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POSITIVE CULTURES: When your boss doesn't get it

March 21, 2011

Something interesting happens to folks when they make it to the top in business. They become remarkably prone to lose touch with the people down the ladder – the people who do the work and make or break the company.

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Mottos Don't Motivate

February 14, 2011

7 tips to make sure you've got the right kind of safety signs

By Dave Johnson, ISHN Editor

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Fear Sells - But What's The Cost?

February 14, 2011

You might get compliance, but not respect

By Dave Johnson, ISHN Editor

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POSITIVE SAFETY CULTURES: When the choice is to change or die

January 4, 2011

What if a company is characteristically cautious and slow to make a decision, and does not reward innovative risk-taking, while the market is moving fast and increasingly rewarding agility? What if the choice is to change or die?

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