Whenever companies cause damage, there is a reflex call for more regulations and tighter controls. But this is not what will get us ahead. The error cultures in the organizations are the better loss prevention tools in today's complex settings. To do this, companies need laws that protect their data and their reporters.
If we want to bring the risks in the company under organizational control, even a well-developed risk management system is not enough. In complex settings, the safety culture plays an important role. Read about the challenges it confronts managers within this blog post.
State of the art safety management is an interaction of different disciplines. It would fall far short of the mark if we believed that we could guarantee the risks of the High Reliability Organization with management systems.