Promoting Employees Without Putting Your Safety Culture in Peril

Promoting Employees Without Putting Your Safety Culture in PerilHow are employees in your organization promoted to supervisory and/or other leadership positions? Or, more to the point, on what basis are they promoted?

Chances are the overarching criteria for promotion is how they have performed on the job thus far. Those at the top of their game tend to be considered for that promotion before others in a similar role. In short, if they can run the entire plant by themselves, they’re a shoo-in!

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.