To be successful, companies must harness the power of their employees’ ideas, expertise, and passion. But this can be a challenge when fitting in and going with the flow are the norm. Admittedly, not every idea is relevant or useful, and sometimes debate can stifle progress. However, it’s not a reason to silence collective intelligence.
How to create psychological safety?
To meet this challenge, organizations need to create a climate of what Harvard Professor Amy Edmondson calls “psychological safety”. In this 10-Minute e-Book, Building a Fearless Team, Amy Edmondson explains how crucial it is to instill a climate of psychological safety among all the employees of your organization, to create fearless teams.