Harvard University’s Dr. Amy Edmondson says psychological safety is mission critical for today’s knowledge economy. When employees don’t have the freedom to speak up, organizations lose mindshare and early awareness of risks. Perhaps most dangerously, they can lose good employees who never felt their voice was welcome on the team. For leaders in the knowledge economy, this can mean your organization’s most important assets walk out the door.
In this short video, Edmondson offers one tip for creating psychological safety, and it starts with the leader. Hear more, and then follow the links below to explore how psychological safety contributes to teaming, innovation, and growth – especially within knowledge economy and service industries.
- What is Teaming? Short video featuring Dr. Amy Edmondson
- How Leaders Make Teaming & Innovation – Possible Short video featuring Dr. Amy Edmondson
- Creating Space for Speaking Up – One CEO’s story (video) of how he creates psychological safety