Workshop: Complex crisis, complex decision making

One of the six workshops that are part of our CIP Conference 2015 on 3 July 2015 in the University of Amsterdam.

Crisis management teams need to make fast and complex decisions about unique situations. Research in judgment and decision making shows that this seems to be easier said than done. Reasons for making wrong decisions lay both in individuals as well as in team processes.

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Workshop: Exploring Risk Communication Failures

One of the six workshops that are part of our CIP Conference 2015 on 3 July 2015 in the University of Amsterdam.

Although counter productive, the gap between communications research and application continues to widen. Roger Kasperson accurately claims that this disparity cannot be overcome by a linear bridge, but a complex system of web like processes.

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Organizational safety and pre-accident investigations: an introduction

One of our four keynotes at the CIP Conference 2015 in Amsterdam

Dr. Todd Conklin
Dr. Todd Conklin

In this presentation, Todd will introduce High Reliability Organizing (HRO), how we can identify complex potential incidents before they take place and how time-pressed professionals should shape their safety programs.

Todd Conklin speaks all over the world about his book Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety and the “new view” of human error, based on human performance theory.

 

Trying not to ruin everything: The critical role of legal counsel in advising an organization undergoing crisis

One of our four keynotes at the CIP Conference 2015 in Amsterdam

Dr. Charlie Madison
Dr. Charlie Madison

When something bad happens in an organization that upsets normal operations and occupies the attention of senior management, complex forces are unleashed that are difficult to manage from the outset. Despite the best of intentions, lawyers often undermine the organization’s interests in the response to crisis. Working together, lawyers and the companies they represent can learn to overcome outdated but long-held views of the lawyer’s role, to improve the company’s response to crisis.

Charlie Madison is Chairman & Founder of Atlee Risk Consulting. He and his company combine legal and management experience to bring an enlightened approach to legal liability risk management, including helping companies implement programs of improvement through the New View of Human Performance and High Reliability Organizing. You can find interesting articles on his blog to learn more about his work.