The Hero Myth in Modern Management

A terrific essay by one of my fellow Students undertaking Graduate Certificate in The Psychology of Risk at ACU – published with permission What is the ‘Hero Myth’? How is this Evident in Modern Management and Leadership Discourse? Unit 2 Essay – Graduate Certificate in the Psychology of Risk, Australian Catholic University. Lecturer: Dr Robert …

Upside Down Safety and Red Pen Safety Non-Leadership

Upside Down Safety and Red Pen Safety Non-Leadership This in an older article by Dr Rob Long, I recently published it on LinkedIn Pulse and its proven to be very popular so worthy of resurrection again here: A friend of mine who is the same age as I and who I have coached in safety …

Quirky Things That Work When Trying To Help Others

Quirky things that work when trying to help others With the current safety theme trending toward HELPING (see Safety as a Helping Profession and I was just trying to help), I thought it timely to republish this post by the late George Robotham who wrote this a few years ago with some input from Robert Long Introduction Regardless …

Complexity and safety

Complexity and Safety Popular discussion topic at the moment – republished guest post by the late George Robotham Introduction Early in my safety career it became obvious to me that safety is about the people and not about the things and artefacts. It is not about the safety management systems, safety management plans, risk assessments, …

The Things You Need To Know About Health and Safety Leadership

Reflection from the late GEORGE ROBOTHAM - See his other articles HERE This is probably one of the most significant pieces of work that I have published for sometime. I have been involved with its evolution for quite a while now and it has been peer reviewed of over 50 professionals and modified accordingly. I must …