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A Champion of Patient Safety/HRO

A Champion of Patient Safety/HRO

Patient safety is an important  focus for health care providers of all stripes. It has huge impacts both financial and personal, and affects patients, but also doctors, nurses, and even society as a whole. The best patient safety comes from a wholistic High...

Boeing… Voices of a Failing HRO Culture

Boeing… Voices of a Failing HRO Culture

What is the cost of a High Reliability Organization losing its way? One of the world's most respected companies continues a troubling and potentially fatal downward spiral. Boeing, which turned it's back on it's multi-decade HRO culture (see here) in 1999 is once...

Season Finale: HRO At The North Pole

Season Finale: HRO At The North Pole

Happy Holidays.  In this podcast we look at the pieces and parts of an awesome Risk Management philosophy called High Reliability Organizing and how you can use it to drive your business to a higher level of performance. This is the season finale for this year. Many...

What the Boeing 737max Can Teach Us About HRO

What the Boeing 737max Can Teach Us About HRO

PodCast Episode 007 Transcript (goto podcast >>) We often talk about business in the abstract, philosophies, strategies, what ifs.  This episode looks at an ongoing crisis, with direct and fatal consequences for those involved.  Rather than debate the technical...

HRO & Wildfires – There Is No Silver Bullet

HRO & Wildfires – There Is No Silver Bullet

Wildfires are burning throughout California (and the US). It's a topic of conversation on radio, tv, internet, social media. "What should we do?", "Who is responsible?", "What's the cause(s)?","Can the fires be prevented?", ..... This list of question goes directly to...

HRO – Primer Podcasts

HRO – Primer Podcasts

This is a 3-set collection of podcasts to familiarize yourself with High Reliability Organizing. PODCASTS No. 1   Framework: A Definition of High Reliability Organizing   No. 2   Anticipation: A Definition of the Three Habits That Make Up the Prevention Planks in...

High Reliability That’s Out of This World

High Reliability That’s Out of This World

Congratulations Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir! Today, Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir were the first all-female EVA (space walk) in history. In keeping with the historic first, all 7+ hours were broadcast live. Given the huge sci-fi nerd that I...

High Reliability Will Become the New Normal

High Reliability Will Become the New Normal

Today's business environment... fast paced change, disruptive technologies, new business models, an emphasis on metrics, measures and analytics... is quickly coalescing into the new normal.  This accelerated way of operating will impact all businesses moving forward....

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