Why Zero Injuries Does NOT Always Mean Your Worksite is Safe

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Build a Work Culture of Trust and Mutual Respect

How would YOUR workday be different if:

  • Your leaders communicated more clearly and effectively?
  • Your leaders showed more consistency and made better decisions?
  • Your employees were happy and looked out for and encouraged one another?
  • Your employees routinely took initiative and performed to the highest standard?
  • Your company saw a more open and honest exchange of information across all levels?
  • Your company attracted and retained better employees?
  • Your company’s bottom line continually improved?

Book internationally known behavior analyst, Dr. Ted Boyce, to entertain and inform your leaders, employees, and key stakeholders with a motivational keynote address at your conference, meeting, refresher training, or retreat.  You will learn how to harness the power of people to transform YOUR work culture. 

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Why Enforcement is Not Enough to Become World-Class

The active ingredient in motivation is the outcome a person receives for performing a given behavior.  Put simply, people will behave either to avoid unpleasant consequences or to receive pleasant consequences. Given this interpretation of motivation, enforcement can be seen as an antecedent-consequence relationship we call a threat (antecedent) of a penalty (consequence) given some behavior that we don’t want to occur. This will work, but generally produces only the minimum behavior necessary to avoid the penalty. We call this compliance. 

Compliance is exemplified by the fact that the threat of a ticket for speeding does not motivate us to drive the speed limit, but rather just under the threshold for getting the ticket (often 9 mph above the speed limit!).


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