Tag: H.O.P

11
Apr

5 Phases of Implementing H.O.P by Andrea Baker

5 Phases of Implementation by Andrea Baker Enjoy reading this comprehensive discussion on H.O.P implementation by Andrea Baker. Click here for the article link on LinkedIn: 5 Phases of Implementation by Andrea Baker                     Andrea Baker  The H.O.P Mentor Connect with me!     Want to know more about H.O.P and

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8
Mar

Knowing when I’m doing HOP right.

Knowing when I’m doing HOP right. Paradigm shifts are a curious affair.  Seeded by the reflective acts of innovative thinkers and visionaries, they grow by attracting disciples, experimenters and early adopters until they bloom like a new mainstream perspective within a field of thought or practice. Just like a plant as a paradigm grows, there is inevitable competition for the

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14
Dec

The power of ‘and’…. Embracing the many, not the lone

The power of and … embracing the many, not the lone “Stories matter. Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign, but stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people, but stories can also repair that broken dignity” (Adichie, 2009) Several months ago, during my ongoing

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4
Dec

Books We Recommend | Risk

Coaching in Three Dimensions: Meeting the Challenges of a Complex World Paul Lawrence and Allen Moore | 2019 “Traditional approaches to coaching fail to account for the way organizations really work. Attempts to enhance leadership capability one person at a time, through private one-to-one coaching sessions, are unlikely to succeed by themselves. Coaching in Three Dimensions: Meeting the Challenges of

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4
Dec

Books We Recommend | Paper Safe

Books We Recommend: Paper Safe The triumph of bureaucracy in safety management. Gregory Smith | 2018 “At some point health and safety management seems to have lost its way. Rather than being concerned about protecting workers and others from the hazards associated with business, health and safety management has devolved into a self-perpetuating industry which has driven a wedge between

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4
Dec

Books We Recommend | Conversations Worth Having

  Books We Recommend: Conversations Worth Having Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres | 2018 “Conversations are at the heart of everything we do. They are key to effective leadership, high performing teams, and strong relationships. We all know that they influence us, but we rarely stop to think about how much they

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3
Dec

H.O.P & the Guiding Principles

SAFETY II | H.O.P and the Guiding Principles We were very impressed when the team at Queensland Urban Utilities shared their infographic on how they work on implementing H.O.P.  The poster introduces the concepts to their teams and other stakeholders.  So far, they have been using it or investigation and conducting a large scale SME groups.  Future group work includes

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2
Nov

Moving towards the H.O.P approach

Moving towards the H.O.P 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 with regards to Human and Organisational Performance (HOP), requires us to reflect upon both what we measure, and what optimal performance looks like. The term Human and Organizational Performance

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31
Oct

Sharing wisdom is more than soft skills by Andy White

Sharing Wisdom Is More Than Soft Skills   What I Learnt at the SafeSkills Conference, 2018. New Zealand’s inaugural SafeSkills Conference presented by SafeGuard and Thomson Reuters is a bold and visionary commitment towards development of non-technical skills among HSRs. Touring Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch over three consecutive days, a presentation team comprised of consultants, academics, coaches and reps, delivered

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20
Sep

A Convenient Story by Andrea Baker

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 enough last night” tired; he was “I haven’t slept well in 20 years” tired.  Those eyes had seen too many cross faces in the board room, too many hours of

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