129 pages | 5 B/W Illus.
This book provides leaders in high risk industries a better understanding of how their values and behaviors can influence the organization's safety culture and improve its capacity to bounce back from failure. Examples are illustrated through case studies and practical tools are provided to evaluate and improve an organization's culture by improving leadership capability. This unique book integrates the areas of safety culture and high reliability from the perspective of leadership in a work team environment. Readers of the book will get a fresh perspective on safety culture and reliability that can be translated into practical steps for improving their organization through its leadership.
Chapter 1 Understanding Organizational Factors in High-Risk Environments
Chapter 2 Review of the Literature
Chapter 3 Case Study Exploring Leadership, Work Team Engagement, and Safety Performance in a High-Risk Work Environment
Chapter 4 Creating the Capacity for Organizational Resilience
Chapter 5 Toolkit for Assessing and Monitoring Leadership and Safety Culture
Appendix: Example Assessment of Leadership and Safety Culture at a Chemical Facility
This new series is designed to provide information and guidance to individuals, companies, and institutions in a collation of books that will provide current information that can improve their processes, practices, and knowledge. Books in the series will consist of approximately 225 to 300 printed pages and is expected to sell for approximately $99.95 and above. Targeted books and committed authors so far are as follows: "Industrial Hygiene: A Practical Approach", Alston, "Leadership Models and Application", Milikin, "Developing and Maintaining an ISO compliant Risk Management Program", Drager, "Succession Planning in a Lean Environment", Piispanen, "The Legal Aspects of Environment Safety & Health", Drager