Reflection Makes Sense

Reflection Makes Sense Organisations, despite their apparent preoccupation with facts, numbers, objectivity, concreteness, and accountability, are in fact saturated with subjectivity, abstraction, guesses, making do, invention and arbitrariness… just like the rest of us. (Weick 1969, p. 5) These are the words of Karl Weick who helps us understand that all organisations and people have …

Reflection Based Safety

We’ve published a few articles about the importance of reflection on safety and risk (see the links below). If you Google “safety reflection” then you are likely to find our blog and a few sites selling retro reflective hi-viz clothing! I certainly didn't expect to come across another safety blog article about it but SCM …

Reflections of a ‘Doer’

Reflections of a ‘Doer’ Does learning more about ourselves help us to better understand and influence others? I’ve learnt that if we are going to change the way things are done in risk and safety that the focus needs to be more on ‘influencing’ than ‘controlling’. In this piece, I’d like to explore the concept …