The Danger of Missed Warnings

Working in a high-risk environment, like a space shuttle or an oil rig, it is easy to grow complacent. What can managers do to avoid the complacency trap?
by | June 2, 2010

John O'Leary has a great column this morning on recognizing warnings of risky endeavors, pulling from interviews featured in the book he co-authored with William D. Eggers, "If We Can Put a Man on the Moon."

Working in a high-risk environment, like a space shuttle or an oil rig, it is easy to grow complacent. What can managers do to avoid the complacency trap? READ MORE.

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