Ten Secrets to Risk and Safety Motivation and Ownership

Ten Secrets to Risk and Safety Motivation and Ownership (republished by request) Here they are: 1. There are no secrets. What we need to know about motivation is already out there, trouble is, in the risk and safety sector, education in the social sciences is minimal. The best place to start is by unlearning that …

Leadership – What Motivates People to Become Followers?

Another brilliant essay by one of my fellow Students undertaking Graduate Certificate in The Psychology of Risk at ACU – published with permission The key to leadership is motivation. What motivates people to become followers? by Frank Kraemer from www.safebound.com.au To generate sustainable motivation leadership needs to establish strategies and goals that suit follower’s self-regulatory …

The Essentialist Pleasure Of Safety

For some reason, every time we publish an article with the word “pleasure” in the title it gets many more hits than articles with “safety” in the title, so I wonder what happens when I use both words together?  You might enjoy these ones from a while back: It’s a Fine Line Beyond Pleasure and …

Safety Behaviour a Matter of Motivation

Safety Behaviour a Matter of Motivation by Don Andrechek The word that arises when dealing with the change of a worker’s behavior is “HOW”? How can I get motivational success? How can we influence desired behaviors through motivational factors? How can I motivate people? The answer to the question of how is not simple, research …

How OHS people can maintain their motivation

How OHS people can maintain their motivation Classic post by the late George Robotham In my 38 years involvement in OHS I have been lied to by various people, have lost count of the number of times I have been called an idiot or worse, have had promises made that were never fulfilled, dealt with …