Understanding Systems and Ecologies in Risk It was Karl Weick (1979) who defined organizing as: ‘consensually validated grammar for reducing equivocality by means of sensible interlocking … [Read more...] about Understanding Systems and Ecologies in Risk
I Don’t Serve Systems It’s a strange experience to read a science-managerial text on compliance. It’s strange because of the absence of any reference to human interaction or social psychological … [Read more...] about I Don’t Serve Systems
Think Different, Act Differently in Risk The ‘think different’ campaign for Macintosh (Think_different) was a highly successful campaign to differentiate one computer platform against another. The … [Read more...] about Think Different, Act Differently in Risk
Who Decides What is Ugly? The way I go about my work has changed significantly over the past few years. When I think back to 2010, my work could best be described as mechanistic and routine. I worked … [Read more...] about Who Decides What is Ugly?
Charging into Mediocrity “Half a league, half a league. Half a league onwards” are words from the first line of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem about “The Charge of the Light Brigade”. The poem tells … [Read more...] about Charging into Mediocrity
Another side to the story Another awesome article by Paul Nieuwoudt, Author of one of my favourite articles: Zero Harm and a Peasant in 16th Century Europe. Paul puts a positive spin on an age … [Read more...] about Another side to the story
Making a Difference in Safety By Shayne Connolly – one of our new Awesome Authors If you are like me you started in safety because you liked talking to people, you felt like you could help people … [Read more...] about Making a Difference in Safety