The safety case and its associated reports are quickly becoming not only a mechanism for achieving safety goals, but also a valuable decision-support asset, and a vital industrial liability management tool. Recent developments in industry have led to safety cases being frequently required as contractual deliverables as part of large and complex commercial programmes.
A safety case consists of a rational argument and detailed evidence to justify and demonstrate that a system or product is tolerably safe in its use, and that it has a management programme to ensure that this remains so. The safety case report is the snap-shot presentation of the arguments and evidence demonstrating the contemporary safety performance of the system and the programme that is in place.
This book, written from personal experience and reference, provides a concentrated source document for assessing and constructing safety cases and safety case reports - from understanding their purposes, through their development and on to their presentation.
It deserves careful reading and further study. Richard Maguire is Director of an engineering consultancy working in complex system assurance. He started his career designing and testing in the automotive industry before progressing onto computational fluid and stress analysis in the oil and gas sector.
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Principle #8 – Unlock the intrinsic motivation of knowledge workers
Where the content of the eBook requires a specific layout, or contains maths or other special characters, the eBook will be available in PDF PBK format, which cannot be reflowed. Welcome to SAFe 4. SAFe 4. It appears that the performance of the task provides its own intrinsic reward…this drive…may be as basic as the others….
Some guidelines are provided in the following sections.
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Before delving into additional motivational constructs, we note a significant insight: the Lean-Agile principles of SAFe are themselves a system, too. Moreover, the elements of this system collaborate to create a new and empowering management paradigm. With SAFe, knowledge workers are now able to:.
Pink, Drucker, and others have pointed out the fundamental paradox of compensation as a motivational factor for knowledge workers [1, 2]:. Such incentive-based compensation, often determined by individual management by objectives MBO , causes internal competition and the potential destruction of the cooperation necessary to achieve the larger aim. In that competition, the enterprise is the loser.
Providing autonomy, while harnessing it to the larger aim of the enterprise, is an important leadership responsibility . Managers and workers also know that the motivation of self-direction must occur within the context of the larger business objective. When building systems, knowledge workers collaborate as a team.
Being part of a high-performing group is yet another critical motivation.
Safety Cases and Safety Reports: Meaning, Motivation and Management
Leaders can inspire teams to do their best by providing guidance :. Leaders create this kind of environment by giving tough feedback supportively, by showing a willingness to become more vulnerable, and by encouraging others to engage in positive ways:. We live in a new age, where the workers are smarter and have more local context than management can ever have.