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PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY: Reinforcement, reward & recognition

By E. Scott Geller
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Critical distinctions and a reality check

In this month’s column I offer critical distinctions between positive reinforcement, reward, and recognition; and explain the standard BBS instruction for giving recognition can be undesirable.

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PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY: Punishment to fit the crime?

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A quick fix won’t correct the problem

I am haunted by four recent unfortunate events. One is a catastrophe reported nationwide by the media, another is an incident which is big news in our local newspapers, and the other two misfortunes are not known publicly, but traumatic all the same.

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PSYCHOLOGY OF SAFETY: Slow down for safety?

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Type A personalities can’t find the brake

Slow down and live in the moment. This is a worthwhile resolution for the New Year, similar to one I proposed in January 2003 — “Yield the right-of-way.”
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