Category Archives: Nuclear Safety Culture

Taking good care of your Nuclear Power Plant

Have you ever thought of your nuclear power plant like a living body? For example, Control computers & protection system are like the brain / central nervous system Reactor Core – heart Primary Heat Transport piping – blood vessels Steam … Continue reading

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Artifacts of Nuclear Safety Culture – Design

In my previous article on nuclear safety culture ( http://nuclearsafety.info/2020/02/10/nuclear-safety-culture/ ), I gave a few examples of artifacts of nuclear safety culture. Let’s take a closer look at these artifacts and of their relation to the basic underlying assumptions. But … Continue reading

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How do you recognize leadership qualities?

We have nowadays available a vast literature in the field of organizational culture and leadership and we probably have all come across some generic lists of attributes of the ideal leaders, which we would like to see in the management … Continue reading

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Nuclear Safety Culture

Professor Edgar Schein, in his book Organizational Culture and Leadership, has defined culture as „a pattern of shared basic assumptions learned by a group as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, which has worked well enough to … Continue reading

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Self-awareness for Leaders

We all know self-awareness is essential for the development of a leader. It is actually essential for the development of any individual. This has always been known, from ancient times to modern psychology. To know thyself means to understand your … Continue reading

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