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Presenting HOP to safety leaders through Industry Partners

2023-03-01T21:04:04+10:00Tags: , , , , |

Presenting HOP to safety leaders through Industry Partners Southpac International was recently invited to present on HOP and operational learning to a wide range of safety leaders from various industries as part of the Industry Partners working group. Despite what many may think, the safety profession is arguably one of the most open to new ways of thinking. This was evident to us at the recent working group on Safety Leadership run by Industry Partners Australia. Southpac International was invited to present to this engaged group of safety leaders on Human [...]

Ideas for introducing HOP in Safe Work Month

2023-02-14T08:37:02+10:00Tags: , , , , |

Ideas for introducing HOP in Safe Work Month Safe Work Month is an ideal time to introduce the HOP principles and explore how Operational Learning could be part of everyday work. Here's how we are helping organisations to introduce HOP during Safety Month. October is National Safe Work Month in Australia, putting the spotlight on safe work and encouraging discussion around safety. It’s an ideal time to introduce the HOP principles, explore Learning Teams, and shift the focus of safety from blaming and shaming to learning and improving. For safety leaders [...]

Bob Edwards returns for HOP Masterclass Series

2023-02-22T11:41:44+10:00Tags: , , , , , |

Bob Edwards returns for HOP & Learning Teams Masterclass in 2023 The HOP Coach returns to Australia in March 2023 for a HOP & Learning Teams Masterclass series with the HOPLAB. Following the success of the HOP Masterclass series in 2022, The HOP Coach Bob Edwards is returning to our shores again in 2023 to share his passion and expertise on HOP and organisational reslience. As one of the world's leading names in Human & Organisational Performance and Learning Teams, Bob brings operational value to front-line employees while providing all [...]

Pitching HOP to your organisation

2023-02-14T11:21:57+10:00Tags: , , , , |

Pitching HOP to your organisation Excited about the benefits Human & Organisational Performance could bring to your organisation, but not sure how to convince senior leaders and decision makers to embrace a new operating philosophy? We've developed a helpful guide to get you started. On any given day, we're contacted by safety professionals looking to start HOP in their organisation. But the common challenge they face is finding how and when to approach their senior leadership or executive team to greenlight the process. Unlike a new program, app, or campaign, Human & Organisational [...]

Does HOP improve engagement in safety?

2022-11-30T14:47:44+10:00Tags: , , , , , |

Does HOP improve engagement in safety? A central focus of Human & Organisational Performance is improving engagement with frontline workers. Imagine a workforce that asks to be involved in the process of safety improvement! Here's how it happens with HOP. One of the greatest challenges for safety professionals is keeping the workforce engaged with safety. Checklists, policies, procedures, manuals, codes of practice, regulations and legislation are all vitally important to the safety framework, but they rarely invoke a sense of collaboration, innovation, or allow for variability. These are the ‘rules’ of [...]

What are the traits of an effective leader?

2021-12-01T10:22:25+10:00Tags: , , , , , , |

What are the traits of an effective leader? The role of the leader is changing from decision-maker to enabler. Knowing when to step in is just as important as knowing when to step back. An effective leader is too often tied to the notion of the hero – the one with the most information, the most wisdom and experience, and the one who makes all the decisions. But in our modern, complex world of work, it’s becoming increasingly impossible to operate in that way. Add to that all of the books, articles, [...]

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