What can leaders do to create an environment that enables teaming, innovation, and growth?
Dr. Amy Edmondson of Harvard University offers three initial steps: frame the project, create psychological safety, and model the right behaviors.
But there are obstacles, she cautions. Most notably – the hierarchy of the organization. Edmondson shares an example drawn from health care of how high-ranking leaders can make teaming possible so that the organization can innovate.
Here her explanations in this short video, then follow the links below to find more resources on teaming and psychological safety.
For more on these topics, see:
- What is teaming? A short video featuring Dr. Amy Edmondson
- Creating Psychological Safety – A short video featuring Dr. Amy Edmondson