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Scholars often cite naval aircraft carriers as prototypical examples of “high-reliability” organizations. Such organizations, they suggest, are able to engage daily with risky technologies in a remarkably safe manner because of the ways in which people interact, communicate, and adhere to common principles.  In this episode we explore:

  • What is a “high reliability organization?”

  • What can “normal” organizations learn from aircraft carriers?

  • Additional lessons from modern aircraft carriers that can be helpful.

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