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Creating a culture where teamwork thrives starts at the top

During a panel session held at the 2016 IADC HSE&T Conference on 3 February in Houston, Dr Eduardo Salas discussed the role teamwork plays in creating a culture of safety. In this video, Dr Salas, Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Rice University, outlines some of the challenges to building a strong team. These include the sense of uncertainty that employees feel during a downturn, fear of reporting an incident and a tendency to put oneself above the team. However, a company’s leadership can help create an environment in which teamwork thrives.

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