Understanding Your Authoritative Safety Leadership Style

safety-leadership styles authoritativeLast issue we began looking at safety-leadership styles in general, and focused on the first of this: the Coercive style. The next safety leadership style up for discussion is a close sibling to the Coercive style–sort of the softer side of Coercive–and that is the Authoritative style.

About the Author

Eric Svendsen
Eric Svendsen, Ph.D., is Principal and lead change agent for safetyBUILT-IN, a safety-leadership learning and development organization. He has over 20 years experience in creating and executing outcomes-based leadership development and culture change initiatives aligned to organizational goals, and he personally led the safety-culture initiatives of a number of client organizations that resulted in “best ever safety performance” years for those companies.