All over the world, companies in a range of industries are beginning to benefit from the use of Learning Teams. But what are Learning Teams and why are they so effective?
At their core, Learning Teams represent a new and intuitive method for organisations to learn about events within their organisation (incidents and accidents), and from normal work.
Southpac defines the concept as a facilitated conversation with field experts to share their insights, experiences, and stories about their work.
The outcome is a holistic understanding of how workers navigate everyday operations, with a positive focus on building system resilience.
Similar to Safety Differently, A Learning Teams approach moves organisations away from a “compliance only” mindset and toward asking better questions, seeking real understanding, and enhancing the performance of everyday work.
A key aspect of this is the role of people. A Learning Teams approach recognises that workers are experts in how work gets done. They are able to adapt to the ever-changing complexities of work.
So talk to them.