Foster Psychological Safety

Set the Stage for Psychological Safety

Course time 17 min
Set the Stage for Psychological Safety

Innovation demands taking risks, but high performing people can be afraid to risk failure. And many group members may have useful ideas and concerns that they fear sharing.

Good managerial practices like those outlined in this course set the stage for inviting appropriate risk-taking and open discussion between all stakeholders concerning what works out and what doesn’t.

Expected outcomes

Set the stage for psychological safety

Build your own framework

An understanding of how the stage can be set for psychological safety, and ability to apply this with a team

Developed by

Amy C. Edmondson - psychological safety - CrossKnowledge Faculty


Harvard Business School
  • Foster Psychological Safety

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