I have a request for those who see themselves as leaders in the industry. To change what needs to be changed. I do not profess to know all those things, but you know what there is for you to do. My request is you do whatever it takes to change what needs to change. To face the darkness and difficulty involved, and to not give up or give in. To face the fears and challenges which will arise as you do so.
"How did you know something was wrong?" This is what executives and people who care about safety in their workplaces ask me.
They are asking, how could I tell something was wrong with the Grenfell Tower improvement works? I wrote to the Project Manager early on during the works in March of 2015, "The proposed design solutions for Grenfell Tower need reconsideration...
The survey found our common values are: caring, family, honesty, humour/fun, friendship, fairness, and compassion.
It also suggests we feel our current national culture does not match up to the culture and priorities we would like to see - and this gap in the UK is more pronounced than in many other surveyed countries around the world.
This video summarises why business strategies and change efforts often fail: people and cultures are the deciding factors in whether they are successfully executed or not.