Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

Standards

I recently read Dennis Duncan’s Index, A History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age (Norton, 2022).  He provides a wonderful chronicle of the emergence of various common elements of books, and a glimpse into the notion of standards. Manuscripts were originally written in scrolls, so just one very long […]

When Secondary Issues Dominate

Most organizations have missions and visions for how best to pursue missions, regardless of whether these value statements are formalized or not.  Organizational performance metrics indicate how well the organization is performing in terms of revenues, profits, lives saved or students educated.  Successful organizations excel in terms of organizational performance.  Most organizations try to improve […]