Drive Thinking & Speaking During a Time of Crisis: An Application of Propulo’s Safe Production Leadership Model
By Madison Hanscom, Ph.D.
Great leaders do not act like they are the smartest person in the room. They know the value of a team effort, and they value insight from everyone. Regardless of where employees fall in the hierarchy, it is important to get everyone thinking and speaking. This is particularly important during a time of uncertainty or crisis, when workplaces are constantly adapting to the changing environment. People will remember how leaders respond during a time of turbulence, and this includes whether employees feel safe to speak up without negative consequences. This is required if the goal is to have a safe and resilient workplace. There are several things you can do to drive thinking and speaking…
These principles hold true during times of prosperity, crisis, and also the transitional periods in between. Times of change and recovery can be difficult, but by demonstrating these leadership competencies in a consistent manner, leaders can work towards building a successful “new normal”.
Read more from this blog series:
DEMONSTRATING ACTIVE CARE DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
RECOGNIZE & FOSTER GROWTH DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
BUILD & LIVE THE VISION DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
WALK THE TALK DURING A TIME OF CRISIS
Please see our additional leadership competency blogs for more insight:
Blog Series: Five Core Safe Production Leadership Competencies that Drive Safe Production Culture
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Active Caring Promotes Positive Safety Culture
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Walk the Talk
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Build and Live the Vision
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Recognize and Foster Growth
Safe Production Leadership Competency Series: Drive Thinking and Speaking
At Propulo, we work with leaders to develop micro-habits associated with effective leadership behaviors. We can help your company make safety “who we are” instead of “something we do.”
Please visit our website (Propulo Consulting) for more business insights and leadership resources.