Guides & Resources

Interested in expanding your knowledge and understanding of Human and Organisational Performance? Browse our bank of resources or download the free HOP Guides.





Thought leaders share their insights on HOP – from fundamentals to concepts and practices – in these short, informative videos.


Take a deep dive into how HOP happens with these insightful articles that explore the phases, tools and learnings that shape the HOP philosophy.

  • The five principles of Human & Organisational Performance work together to change the way we think about work and how to improve it.

The 5 Principles of HOP

August 2nd, 2021|

The five principles of HOP Published by HOPLAB by Southpac International The role of the safety profession has traditionally been to minimise harm – to control conditions within operations in order [...]

  • Find out how well most organisations in Australia generally fare when it comes to optimal human and organisational performance?

Moving towards the HOP approach

September 18th, 2020|

Moving towards the HOP approach How well do most organisations in Australia generally fare when it comes to optimal human and organisational performance? Understanding how Australian, or indeed international corporations fare [...]

  • Queensland Urban utility infographic Safety 3 shows their three principles on how to implement HOP.

SAFETY II | HOP and the Guiding Principles

August 3rd, 2020|

SAFETY II | HOP and the Guiding Principles We were very impressed when the team at Queensland Urban Utilities shared their infographic on how they work on implementing HOP.  The poster [...]

  • Read Andrea Bakers response to what Human and Organizational performance (HOP) is & more.

A Convenient Story by Andrea Baker

September 20th, 2019|

A Convenient Story by Andrea Baker “Well, that’s a convenient story,” the company CEO bleared at me through his watery spectacled eyes.   This man was tired.  Not “I didn’t sleep [...]


Grow your HOP knowledge further with these thought-provoking books and podcasts, recommended by HOPLAB.

Podcasts we recommend

Books we recommend

Learning Teams Guide

A free, practical guide for anyone looking to start Learning Teams in their organisation, covering when (and when not) to use them, what’s involved and how to get started.

Download the free Learning Teams Guide from HOPLAB by Southpac International

Better Questions Guide

This guide has been developed to provide you with practical assistance in using better questions to gain better insights into operations.

Download the Better Questions Guide from HOPLAB

Pitching HOP Guide

Designed for people at any level who are looking to garner the support and interest of others (such as leadership or peers) to consider the HOP approach within an organisation.

A guide to help presenters pitch Human and Organisational Performance to an organisation
The goal of the HOPLAB is to help organisations and individuals to learn and reflect

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