Articles by JON KAUFMAN

Engagement-based safety should replace behavior-based safety

May 6, 2011
Just when you thought that your company had a renewed focus on productivity in these times of high unemployment, you get hit upside the head with that cruel master called Fact.
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TRAINING STRATEGIES: The battle for attention

August 5, 2010
The primary reason for any solid training program is to develop high-functioning, “whole-brain” employees.
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TRAINING STRATEGIES: Six deadly habits of the highway

June 2, 2010
We pilot ton-and-a-half hunks of metal down a crowded highway while talking on the phone, listening to angry talk-show hosts, drinking our coffee and thinking about what will greet us at work.
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Rewards that encourage engagement

October 12, 2009
Today’s leaders are using incentives and motivation to encourage a higher level of systems thinking and collaboration, resulting in an organizational culture that is flexible and able to embrace change.
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TRAINING STRATEGIES: You've got to keep learning

August 5, 2009
Web-based services make it possible to record, report and reward employees based on their engagement in a menu of leading indicators.
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Leading indicators point the way

June 11, 2009
If you believe that a safe culture depends upon employees who are fully engaged and motivated to involve themselves in the continuous improvement of process and procedure, you will see the merits of using leading indicators as your foremost measure.
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A purpose-driven safety culture

February 8, 2009
To the extent that employees are fully engaged in the process of safety, health and environment, companies can expect enhanced performance, quality and profits.
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