Workshop: What might we do differently in a world where uncertainty and non-predictability are ever present and chaos is normal?

One of the workshops at our CIP Conference 2016 on 1 July 2016 at Antwerp Management School.

Our world is a complex interactive process that is full of uncertainty and is often quite unpredictable. Our management systems are however based on predictability and certainty. If we accept that predictability and certainty are false gods, how else might we approach the task of management. If we accept uncertainty and non-predictability are ever present (where chaos is normal), what might we do differently?

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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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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.