Articles by Shawn M. Galloway

Safety must deliver more than customers expect

By Shawn M. Galloway
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Competitive advantage in the marketplace no longer lies with managing and beating competition


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Safety leadership happens in the middle

By Shawn M. Galloway

Why are our most important leaders, responsible for driving improvement in performance, culture and results, often our most inexperienced, undertrained, underdeveloped and incapable? Most of us have seen the situation when the super employee becomes the supervisor without ever being taught how to be an effective leader.


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Leadership: Better to be liked or respected?

By Shawn M. Galloway

Certainly the average person desires to be both liked and respected. While a gross oversimplification of behavioral sciences, we behave in a way consistent with seeking out what we desire and avoiding what we don’t. Leaders of all kinds are often put in positions to make decisions that impact the lives of others.


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Licensing and royalty fees can blunt safety advances

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Practices to improve safety performance and culture have and will continue to evolve, due to advances in thinking born from a continuous pursuit to challenge the status quo.


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Who really owns safety?

Bottom line reality differs from the rhetoric
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If safety is more important than production, why does safety report up through legal, human resources or production rather than production reporting up through the company’s number one priority?


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You need to manage strategically

Not enough attention is placed on the need for business practices to be integrated into safety thinking
By Shawn M. Galloway
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Imagine an operational leader of any business who is unable to produce a strategic plan.


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How to avoid safety failures

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Injury prevention tools, culture, strategy, capabilities and focus are part of the elements that make up your systems. Are yours aligned to focus on failing less or achieving success?


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Do you manage - or influence - people?

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The result: “have to” versus “want to” attitudes.
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