Most Interesting Article from James Loud via Safety Cary

“Plan – Do – Hope – Pray” – A phase that always makes me smile!

http://www.predictivesolutions.com/safetycary/plan-do-hope-pray-is-not-a-safety-system/#comment-516

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Priorities – Be Careful How You State Your Company Priorities

Number one

Done poorly,  your company “priorities” will only confuse your customers and just as dangerously confuse your Management staff and workers.

A Caution for Those Enamored by International Safety Standard Compliance Systems

There are some very important messages here about creativing VS compliance.

“Participation is not a choice. We have no choice but to invite people into the process of rethinking, redesigning, restructuring the organization. We ignore people’s need to participate at our own peril.”

“A second principle also derives from life’s need for participation: Life always reacts to directives, it never obeys them. It never matters how clear or visionary or important the message is. It can only elicit reactions, not straightforward compliance.”

http://www.margaretwheatley.com/articles/life.html

Once you’ve forced compliance with “the system” that’s been inflicted using historical “management systems”…you’ll need to evolve to the next level where the work process system is developed and breathes with the participation of the very people designing the process…the people doing the work.

Feel free to disagree…and then list ten CEOs who are rewarded because they have complied with last year’s “system”…well you probably could but they don’t work there any more. :O)