HBR IdeaCast

666: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace

26:48 | Jan 22nd, 2019

4 recommendations

Amy Edmondson, professor at Harvard Business School, first identified the concept of psychological safety in work teams in 1999. Since then, she has observed how companies with a trusting workplace pe...Show More


jennx recommended:Sep 18th

Never underestimate the power of psychology safety to workplace health!!!!!

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational

alicekoSep 18th

@jennx So glad you enjoyed this too!!

jennxSep 19th

@aliceko thanks for sharing it Alice! I learned a bit about it back in leadership class at school but this pod did a way more comprehensive job explaining it!

américaturner recommended:Sep 17th

Psychological safety in teams is sooo important 👏🏼 Having a safe space where your team can express themselves adds so much value 💯 I’m inspired to be a leader that provides that kind of platform for my team 🙏🏼

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
💪 Inspirational
💯 A must listen

alicekoSep 17th

@americaturner So glad you liked this episode!

aliceko recommended:Jul 27th

Best episode about team and company performance EVER. I learned the term “psychological safety” from my career coach (TalentCollective.co) and this concept changed my entire lens on workplace culture and effectiveness. I recently discovered Google’s Project Aristotle and my hope is that leaders take...Show More

mm recommended:Jul 19th

Teams with psychological safety perform better than teams that "work well" and agrees with each other all the time. This is a terrific listen that complements the episodes on work criticism with Adam Grant and Netflix is not a family.

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

epekilisJul 27th

@mm sounds great. Added to the list.

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