How do you create an environment to encourage COVID prevention behaviors?

An On-Demand Webinar

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John Autin, PhD
Reaching Results

Bob Cummins
Sodak, Ltd

On-Demand Webinar with
Dr. John Austin and Bob Cummins

An Interactive Webinar Discussion:

"COVID Prevention:
Behavior Change Required to Safely Start Work"

Are you wondering about the most effective ways to...

...encourage people to use a face covering

...encourage social distancing

...try to prevent sick people from coming to work?

We discuss the behavioural aspects of the return to work for construction and manufacturing employees amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

If these and other behavioral change topics are on your mind right now, register for the webinar.

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About the Hosts:

Bob Cummins helps companies create safer, more secure, healthier, and more effective places of work. He specializes in helping leaders create environments that bring out the best in their people through the application of behavioral science.

Bob is the founder of Sodak Ltd, a behavior design agency.

In 2008 he started learning the principles of behavioral science. Over the next five years, he studied the subject extensively and became completely absorbed in understanding why people do what they do.

Identifying the source of the chaos and seeing the harm caused by ill-informed initiatives, in 2011 he started Alternative Safety Ltd to challenge the entrenched thinking about health and safety.

In 2013 he founded Sodak, Ltd. with the express aim of helping people understand people.

His team includes academics, consultants, industry experts and specialists. Sodak helps organizations improve performance through the application of behavioral science and evidence-based management.

Dr. John Austin is an internationally recognized expert in providing solutions to organizational challenges.

He is founder of Reaching Results, a consultancy for management, motivation, leadership, and safety.

Dr. Austin was also a Professor of Psychology at Western Michigan University. He has consulted with organizations for 25 years to improve productivity and safety in various industries including:

  • Aviation
  • Chemical                       
  • Construction                 
  • Food service
  • Glass and plastics
  • Government
  • Health care and hostpitals
  • Higher education                   
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Retail

John and his teams have been instrumental in coaching over 10,000 work improvement, quality, and safety projects in 12 countries that have generated millions of dollars in improvements to businesses.  They have coached over 350 senior leaders from more than 32 different companies to help them improve business performance.

 In the area of improving human performance he has published nearly 100 articles and chapters, delivered hundreds of presentations at regional, national, and international conferences and business meetings, and has published three books, Organizational Change, Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis, and Mindfulness at Work.

 At Western Michigan University, John taught college and graduate level courses and conducted research in the areas of occupational safety, organizational performance improvement, consultation, motivation, and behavior change for 15 years.  He earned his BA from the University of Notre Dame, and his MS and PhD from Florida State University.

 John is on the Board of Directors for Revere Copper, America’s oldest manufacturing company, he is past Director of the Organizational Behavior Management Network, a past Trustee at the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, and a past member of the UK & USA based BMT Federation. He is past Editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, and was on the board of editors for four other comparable scientific journals.

 John offers online courses and coaching on effective leader conversations, and improving safety and human performance at work. You can get information about these at

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