Posts Tagged ‘Decision-Making’

Burning Building Bathroom Blues | My Hot Water Needs Heating | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #67

PODCAST-This is the LAST May in 2018 – disheartening news as David apparently overlooked the other Mays of 2018. Perhaps he should unfollow the Mayan calendar? In this episode, Dr. Perrodin flies solo and revolves anecdotal stories to touch upon agency, purpose and situational awareness.   DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode:  https://tinyurl.com/SDP67   TWO-ALARM…

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Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Moral dilemmas center ethical choices in rescue operations in which the grueling decision is between, at times, equally-deserving alternatives. Dr. Perrodin also critiques a safety response article comparing the actions of rescuers present at the Murrah Building and rescuers present at the World Trade Center – noting such comparisons hold great challenges to distilling information that can be generalized to other settings.

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CHNA Will Be Your Partner in Serving Needy Children & Families

CHNA Will Be Your Partner in Serving Needy Children and Families David Perrodin, PhD Note to reader: This article was published in the November, 2016, Sprigeo, Inc. newsletter.   Per the Instructions for IRS Form 990, Schedule H, 2011 and the Patient Protection are Act, the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is conducted to aid…

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The Safety Doc Podcast #2, 11-18-2016: Human Memory Recall Is Alarming Low – and how that fact should change the ways we approach school safety.

Podcast Key Words: Forgetting Curve, Time-Stamping, Memory Distortion, Safe Schools, Tolerance & Acceptance How well do you ACTUALLY remember things? Research reveals that most of us forget HALF of what we’ve encoded within only one hour!  This is startling in many regards and it calls into question the reliability of eye witness accounts.  For safety,…

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Sully: My Search for What Really Matters (Why School Leaders Must Exercise the Career-Defining Dissenting Opinion)

“You can not plan for every contingency, nor should you try.” (David Perrodin, 2016) People don’t plan to fail, but fail to plan.  Yes, maybe, but that’s not a steadfast omni-situational saying.  It’s actually a ridiculous statement.  Today some leaders are terrified to make decisions that they judge to be accurate per “gut feeling ” and “wrong” per…

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