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Organizational Citizenship Behavior: The Visible Expression of Employee Engagement

Organizational Citizenship Behavior: The Visible Expression of Employee Engagement

You can identify if employees feel engaged, but what’s more important is how that feeling results in a difference in what they actually do. Enter Organizational Citizenship Behavior.

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Rediscovering the Lost Art of Leadership Development

Rediscovering the Lost Art of Leadership Development

In today’s oil and gas world we have lost sight of the primary role of a leader, which is to develop others to develop others. How do we rediscover it? Where do we start?

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Avoid the False Dichotomy of Systems vs Culture

Avoid the False Dichotomy of Systems vs Culture

With major events still occurring, an old question is resurfacing: systems or culture? Which is the better place to put your resources? We unpack the truth about systems and culture and discuss how leaders should approach this apparent dilemma.

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Why Discipline Is So Hard: The Case of Discipline vs Punishment

Why Discipline Is So Hard: The Case of Discipline vs Punishment

In behavioral science punishment is a consequence focused on reducing unwanted behavior. This is precisely what our workplace discipline programs are intended to be. But punishment seems to be a loaded word.

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Staying Safe: It’s About Learning, not Lessons

Staying Safe: It’s About Learning, not Lessons

The only way to get to better performance—and a more strategic role in the organization—is to exceed the quality and depth of how we learn from events and other safety data.

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3 Steps to Removing Cognitive Bias from Safety Decisions

3 Steps to Removing Cognitive Bias from Safety Decisions

It’s the task of every safety leader to identify and understand their key “thinking exposures.” Raising awareness about them will help us make better decisions.

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Cool Hand Clint: Process Safety Leadership in Action

Cool Hand Clint: Process Safety Leadership in Action

It takes a calm demeanor to build organizational resilience. This is one story of a leader who kepts his cool and showed what's needed to tackle process safety management.

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Is Your Safety Vision Behavioral?

Is Your Safety Vision Behavioral?

What sorts of behaviors should you see when all leaders are driving toward your inspirational (zero harm) safety vision? Here are some examples.

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Weak Signals and the Importance of Speaking Up

Weak Signals and the Importance of Speaking Up

In plants where process safety is important, creating and having a culture where employees react to the smallest of changes and feel comfortable to say something about it is very important to prevent catastrophic events.

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Why Engagement Matters: The Secret Benefits of a Committed Workforce

Why Engagement Matters: The Secret Benefits of a Committed Workforce

The first step to driving engagement is to understand why it matters. More than just a ""nice to do"" effective employee engagement can transform the organization especially when it comes to safety performance.

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