Why Aviation KPIs Lagging and Leading Indicators Are Important
Lagging and leading indicators for aviation safety management systems (SMS) key performance indicators (KPIs) are often confused or misunderstood.
Even various online sources have conflicting, vague, or incomplete explanations of the difference between lagging and leading indicators.
Obviously, understanding how to select aviation SMS KPIs is extremely important, and it’s a topic that often generates much interest from all levels of the aviation safety industry. Developing a solid list of lagging and leading indicators is the process of understanding: