Designing executive incentives that support safe and healthy work can be tricky. When there is an unavoidable tension between the strategic goals, processes or activities (e.g. production targets and health and safety targets), management needs to clearly identify and actively reinforce their highest priority. So how do you ensure that the priority is health and safety, where there’s a conflict with production / profit? Here are three factors for your consideration when designing executive incentives.
This week I’m exploring the Costa Concordia case and a common misconception that prevents us from really understanding safety.
Research suggests gratitude is an even stronger motivator to give than the feeling of indebtedness / obligation – so how does this relate to safety and business performance?
As a company director, you have very little time when you’re conducting a site visit to pull back the curtain and get accurate data of what is really going on. In this post, I will share with you how to best utilise your precious time on site to build trust and make deeper connections with your employees.
In this video, I share three ways company directors can create psychological safety in the boardroom. This concept was the #1 characteristic of high performing teams at Google and it’s foundational to leading safe & healthy work.