social psychology

Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and Risk + Free, Must Watch Video New book by Dr Rob Long, Greg Smith and Craig Ashhurst It is with pleasure we can announce the publication of book 5 in the series on the Social Psychology of Risk - Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and Risk. The book is ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Social Psychology of Risk – Body of Knowledge   POSTER NEWS Since publishing the poster on the Social Psychology of Risk Body of Knowledge (https://safetyrisk.net/understanding-the-social-psychology-of-risk-and-safety/) I have had many requests to purchase a copy. (More will be given away in the next newsletter) The important distinction about representing a body of knowledge relationally (via concept map) is that it ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Understanding The Social Psychology of Risk And Safety In response to a number of emails I have received and conversations I’ve been having (and sadly some very ignorant comments posted on LinkedIn) I thought it would be a great idea to republish this excellent summary of the principles by Dr Rob Long. Understandably, given how the same ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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eye The Link Between Think and Blink I attended another engaging ‘thinking group’ meeting this morning on the Central Coast of NSW in Australia. The meeting was organised by James Ellis, and some new ‘thinkers’ joined us at today’s meeting including; a clinical psychologist who also practices in forensic psychology; a training manager with a background in ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Heretical, Unorthodox and Sacrilegious Safety I was training with some people the other day and we had been going about 50 minutes when the GM sitting up the front asked ‘Isn’t this heretical stuff’? I replied ‘it would be if safety was a religion’. The next question soon came from an engineer up the back, ‘isn’t ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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‘Pause and Ponder’ – what we can learn from social psychology academics I’ve had the privilege over the past few days to attend the Society of Australasian Social Psychologist (SASP) Annual Conference held in my hometown of Newcastle, NSW. The SASP Conference brought together more than 170 delegates who were keen to learn, share and explore ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>

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Just distract you!

by Dave Collins
A terrific article by Alan Langstone on LinkedIn Pulse – Alan has just started on the unlearning/learning journey but making great progress Just distract you! Traditional safety has been about rules, discipline and pyramids of power(the high up the ladder the more you know) and pyramids of data (Heinrich). The new, (well it's not really new, safety ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Social Psychology Challenge

by Dave Collins
Social Psychology Challenge I have a real life social psychology challenge that is causing me some grief………..its not directly related to workplace safety and risk but the principles are similar and I believe that successful strategies in this scenario would be even more effective and successful in a work environment, particularly in safety and risk. I’d ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Some Basics on Social Psychology & Risk

by Rob Sams
Some Basics on Social Psychology & Risk I’ve been on a cracker of a journey for about two years now since I discovered social psychology and all that it brings to the area of risk and safety. I’ve discovered how much I don’t know, how much I thought I knew but didn’t, and most ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Understanding The Social Psychology of Risk – Prof Karl E. Weick

by Dave Collins
Understanding The Social Psychology of Risk – Prof Karl E. Weick The contribution of Prof. Karl E. Weick to the genre of social psychology is enormous. (His 5 key texts are listed below). I first read Weick in 1985 as part of my Master’s Thesis at Sydney University and would count my contact with him as ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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Post Graduate Studies in the Social Psychology of Risk

by Dr Rob Long
I have never seen such positive feedback on social media and forums as what I have for the recent course run by Dr Rob Long – read the testimonials at the end! Post Graduate Studies in the Social Psychology of Risk The first Post Graduate Program in the Social Psychology of Risk commenced on 17 June 2013 ...… Enjoy the rest of the article >>>>>
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