SPoR - Positive, Constructive, Practical, Rational, Visual, Verbal, Social, Relational, Person-Centric, Respectful, Ethical and Real These are all the qualities and moral values of SPoR and all those who enquire, learn and engage in SPoR quickly discover just how much its methods add value to the … [Read more...] about SPoR – Positive, Constructive, Practical, Rational, Visual, Verbal, Social, Relational, Person-Centric, Respectful, Ethical and Real
SPoR Workshops Vienna 26-30 June
The outline and registration here: https://www.humandymensions.com/vienna-workshops/ This will most likely be the last visit of Dr Long to Europe. Those who wish to meet and learn with Dr Long (and also Matt Thorne from Risk Diversity https://www.riskdiversity.com.au/) can register early for a … [Read more...] about SPoR Workshops Vienna 26-30 June
Triarachic Thinking in SPoR
One of the foundations of methodology in SPoR is triarchic thinking. Triarachic thinking understands the social world (Socialitie) in dialectic (dialogue). That is, there is something happening in the space between you and me, I and it, us and them. This is best represented by using a hyphen eg. … [Read more...] about Triarachic Thinking in SPoR
200,000 SPoR Book Downloads
200,000 SPoR Book Downloads We’ve had a few milestones lately, first with the 1000th blog (https://safetyrisk.net/celebrating-1000-blogs-on-risk/ ) and now with over 200,000 book sales/downloads of Social Psychology of Risk (SPoR). This is in addition to over 100,000 video downloads … [Read more...] about 200,000 SPoR Book Downloads
SPoR Comes to Vienna June 2023
This will most likely be the last visit of Dr Long to Europe. Those who wish to meet and learn with Dr Long (and Matt Thorne from Risk Diversity https://www.riskdiversity.com.au/ ) can start to make their plans for this series of Workshops to be held in June 2023. You can get detail and book your … [Read more...] about SPoR Comes to Vienna June 2023
What is SPoR?
The Social Psychology of Risk (SPoR) is a Discipline and Worldview that takes its foundation in Socialitie, that all living and being is social. This is what Martin Buber called i-thou (https://www.maximusveritas.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/iandthou.pdf). This includes relationships with persons … [Read more...] about What is SPoR?
What Are the Benefits Of Social Psychology of Risk?
One of the most frequent questions I get asked when introducing the concepts of Social Psychology of Risk is “what are the benefits?” This is hard for some organisations who want a tangible or a measurable, something for a shareholder to marvel at. Shifts in thinking, attitudes, beliefs and culture … [Read more...] about What Are the Benefits Of Social Psychology of Risk?
SPoR Body of Knowledge – A Video
We have explained in other places (https://safetyrisk.net/social-psychology-of-risk-body-of-knowledge/) the nature of the Social Psychology of Risk Body of Knowledge (SPoRBoK) but thought it might be helpful to explain in a video discussion. In SPoR, knowledge is understood relationally, … [Read more...] about SPoR Body of Knowledge – A Video
OMG – Big Words and Safety
Amongst many of the amusing projections and accusations levelled at SPoR is the fear of ‘big words’. Of course, this is in parallel with other accusations defined and attributed as ‘safety bashing’, negativity, no tools, non- practical help and unconstructive criticism. Of course, critical … [Read more...] about OMG – Big Words and Safety
A Scaffolder’s Journey in SPoR – A Podcast
Lovely to hear the positive story about how SPoR provides constructive and positive approaches to tackling risk. This is the story of a scaffolder Travis Stephens from Perth, Australia, talking about what SPoR does in practice, for those who want to listen and learn. The podcast is here, … [Read more...] about A Scaffolder’s Journey in SPoR – A Podcast