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9 Strategies to Create Psychological Safety at Work

quantumworkplace.com

Psychological safety in the workplace

Dr. Amy Edmondson (who coined the term psychological safety), defines it as, "a belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns or mistakes."

This is a critical factor for high-performing teams.

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  • Teams that feel empowered to share their perspectives with each other, especially when their opinions differ from the rest of the group.
  • These teams are more likely to take initiative and consider the full picture of each situation. This in turn enables the team to...

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One way to measure psychological safety in your organization is through employee surveys. Consider asking questions that measure employees' perceptions of psychological safety both at work and within their team.

When reviewing your results, focus your data analysis at ...

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  • Build self-awareness in your team (recognizing how you prefer to think and behave)
  • Demonstrate concern for team members as people.
  • Ask for questions, different viewpoints, and considerations that have not yet been voiced.

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