Holding to account
Acting with integrity is a key element of trust and being perceived as being trustworthy. Demonstrating that you do what you say you’ll do, that you treat people fairly, that you HOLD YOURSELF AS WELL AS OTHERS TO ACCOUNT, is vital to trust and leadership, and also to creating a safe working environment. At Beehive we believe that leadership is not a position in an organisation, it's a state of mind, and as such you can lead from anywhere in an organisation. Leaders are those people prepared to:
We see that while integrity is not necessarily the glamorous bit of leadership, it is absolutely vital to it. People are acutely aware of when they are being treated unfairly, and it can lead to their attention to safety being diverted, intentionally or unintentionally.
In the fourth of the webinars we look at the fairness grid, and how having strong personal values are crucial to ensuring that individuals and others stick to safe working practices. To book your place please go toAn Introduction to The D2iT Trust-based Safety Culture Model
Interdependency is the safety culture associated with the fewest accidents and injuries and is therefore the safest way of working - (ref research Du Pont Bradley Curve).Trust is the key interpersonal component of Interdependency - (ref Beehive/Bangor University research).
Trust is an attitude. To increase trust and therefore interdependency it is necessary to demonstrate you are worthy of trust by displaying trustworthy behaviours - (ref Beehive/Bangor research &Trustworthiness Elements)
If you demonstrate trustworthiness through the five principles, others are invited to reciprocate and therefore trust and interdependency builds. The five Principles are:
The D2iP b.SAFE Safety Leadership Programme is designed to introduce the five principles of trustworthy behaviour and trustworthy leadership within the organisation.