Objectivity, Audits and Attribution When Calculating Risk

So you reckon you can calculate risk to 3 decimal places?? Think again. A recent article by Dr Robert Long, that may make you rethink your belief in Risk Assessment as being objective!. If you liked this article then you should read the whole series:  Extract: Finally, we should be self-reflective about our assessments and …

Following Leading in Risk – Free Download

Following Leading in Risk – Free Download Download Sect. 1 of “Following-Leading in Risk" To order your copy CLICK HERE BACK COVER: Understanding what happens in the space between those who lead and those who follow is the new frontier in the leadership debate. In this book, the fourth in a series on risk, the …

Selective Safety and Well Being

Selective Safety and Well Being It is always entertaining to observe these organisations spruiking the latest spin and fads in HR and organizing. The fad of ‘hot desking’ and ‘open offices’ is such an example (http://www.canberratimes.com.au/comment/open-plan-offices-arent-working-20160727-gqexts.html ). It is also amusing to go into these organisations with safety first, zero mantras and well being spin …

Incommensurability and Discourse in Risk

Incommensurability and Discourse in Risk One of the most important concepts discussed by Feyerbend, Laktos, MacIntyre and Kuhn is that of incommensurability. Incommensurability refers to incongruence and misunderstanding between linguistic structures. What this means is that disciplines are limited in what can be understood outside of their own discipline. One’s language limits one’s understanding and …

Isn’t it Time We Reformed the WHS Curriculum?

Isn’t it Time We Reformed the WHS Curriculum? Dr Robert Long - Executive Director - Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk Executive Summary This paper argues the case for reformation of the WHS curriculum in Australia. It proposes that safety cannot be done ‘differently’ without such a reformation. The paper describes the nature of …