Rapidly engaging everyone to think differently and implement new strategies and ways of working to get ahead of market conditions.
The client required a cultural shift in order to encourage individuals and leaders to perform both operationally and in safety performance. The prediction for safety performance on this major capital project was that many people would get injured and 27 people would lose their lives. Even though this was a 5-year project across Kazakhstan and Russia, using local contractors, this predictable outcome was not something any of the international partners found in any way acceptable.
The approach taken was both bottom up and top down. The first step was to create a commitment for the project held by everyone – one that was about creating a new future of possibility, where no one got hurt and everyone worked together to experience the best project they had been on.
… with what people needed on the ground and providing the environment, structure and tools to enable people to come together to solve problems, new ways of working were rapidly established and a culture of working together across contractual boundaries was created.