The Leader's Role in Promoting Psychological Safety

4 min

Safe environments

start with the leader.

According to Dr. Edmondson,

the best leaders can:

By modeling the right behaviors, you can help set a psychologically safe team environment.

Quiz 1 of 1

Your colleague manages a team of engineers. She’s reluctant to admit her mistakes to her team, because she already worries about whether they respect her. What’s the best thing that can you tell her?

a
As the team leader, she needs to set the precedent that vulnerability is okay.
b
She needs her team’s help because she makes so many mistakes so frequently.
c
As the team leader, she needs to have more confidence about her own abilities.
d
She needs to make herself seem less competent so that her team isn’t too afraid of her.

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