Few people hold a working manual beside them as they learn a new process. They might consult that manual but the moment their eyes leave the paper/screen and they look at the action needed a host of critical factors come into play in enacting a decision. Many of these critical … Learn more >>>>>
Censorship in Safety
One doesn’t have to look hard to find censorship in the safety industry. Simply look at what vocabulary and semiotics are available to the industry and what is suppressed and there is the evidence. Similarly, look at the propaganda, smoke and mirrors, taboos and rituals and, censorship … Learn more >>>>>
20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Risk Decision Making
Republished by request
Ever wondered why your decisions, risk assessments and incident investigations are not as objective as you may think?
Rob Long defines cognitive bias (… Learn more >>>>>
Risk Intelligence, Thinking and Decision Making
A recent article by Dylan Evans (Risk Intelligence) in October 2016 rightly challenges the construct of Kahneman (Thinking fast and Slow). Evans states:
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‘This is fine as far as it goes, but it leaves a crucial third kind of thinking out of
by Dr Robert Long from www.humandymensions.com – first published here in October 2013 – see his other articles HERE
Much more consideration needs to be given to human decision making and how perception affects decision making when we think about risk.
Imaging you want to buy a CD, … Learn more >>>>>