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Bad traffic in L.A.'s toll lanes? Blame the 25% of drivers who don't

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WILLIAM R. CORCORAN, PhD, PE
Oct 20
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Re: Technical Rigor

Thanks, Andy. You make some good points. Observation: Technical rigorculture is the part of culture that involves performance discipline. A cultureof technical
DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
Oct 10
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Re: Technical Rigor

Again, just like Performance Discipline, it is a nice, broad, generalization of good things to do, but the lack of something isn’t much of a cause. And there
    Hobbs, Andrew
    Oct 10
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    Re: Technical Rigor

    Steve, Thanks ever so much for your message. Would you be so kind as to give us some more detail about what you like about that particular investigation
    DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
    Oct 10
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    Re: Technical Rigor

    While technically, the root cause is more of a direct cause, I believe we get carried away, as practitioners, with labels. We often expect others to use the
    Swenning, Steven H
    Oct 9
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    Technical Rigor

    Technical Rigor   It is an inescapable factthat the causation of much harm from adverse technical activity includes thelack of technical rigor. Technical
    DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
    Oct 6
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    Re: Performance Discipline

    Sounds like Performance Discipline is just a fancy new label for “common sense,” “good practice,” “the right thing,” etc. A broad, nebulous term
      Hobbs, Andrew
      Oct 3
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      Re: Performance Discipline

      Andy, You asked: Q. Is the body of what constitutes Performance Discipline the same for all industries in all countries? A. The essence is the same for all
        DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
        Oct 2
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        Re: Further Fallout from Black Elk Energy - The Fifth Circuit Restri

          Observation: Few industryobservers were surprised when the ABSG Investigation of Black Elk West Delta 32[1]fingered the subcontractors, and fewer still were
        DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
        Oct 2
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        Re: Further Fallout from Black Elk Energy - The Fifth Circuit Restri

        Observation: Few industry observers were surprised when the ABSG Investigation of Black Elk West Delta 32[1] #_ftn1 fingered the subcontractors, and fewer
        drbillcorcoran
        Oct 2
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        Further Fallout from Black Elk Energy - The Fifth Circuit Restricts

        The Fifth Circuit Restricts BSEE's Enforcement Authority Over Offshore Contractors in the Gulf of Mexico
        bryan.lethcoe
        Oct 2
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        Re: Performance Discipline needs a break?

        Dr. Bill, While I agree with you that Performance Discipline (Disciplined Operations) is important, your statement is filled with hubris in that it connotes
        wlrigot@att.net
        Oct 2
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        Re: Performance Discipline needs a break?

        Hi When we get out of bed in the morning, ‘most’ of us are looking to come home in the same condition as we left. Fingers, toes, arms and legs all in place
        Roger Willmott
        Oct 2
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        Re: Performance Discipline

        Two questions: Is the body of what constitutes Performance Discipline the same for all industries in all countries? Is there such a thing as a “graded
          Hobbs, Andrew
          Oct 2
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          Performance Discipline needs a break?

          Sometimes it helps to put something aside for a while and then come back with fresh eyes. Before we give Performance Discipline a break, I'd like to summarize
          DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
          Oct 2
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