How can organizations effectively use High Reliability Teams to promote safety? High Reliability Teams have the ability to promote safety through task-relevant knowledge, high levels of communication, and adapting to the environment. Such teams are effective, social in nature and feature team members with high task interdependency and shared, common values. High Reliability Teams can promote safety at the workplace.
High Reliability Teams (HRTs) use particular methods and share values that enable an effective safety climate. This Dossier draws on theory and research on HRTs and provides a series of broad recommendations that enable the implementation of policies for a strong safety climate within organizations.
Team Mental Models is a team level phenomenon that derives from team member's cognition and has a positive impact on team performance. This CQ Dossier introduces the Team Mental Model concept, reviews the body of evidence supporting the Team Mental Model - team performance relationship.