Prof. Amy C. Edmondson
Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School.
My research examines psychological safety and teaming within and between organizations. I am particularly interested in how leaders enable the learning and collaboration that are vital to performance in a dynamic environment.
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How leaders create psychological safety in support of organizational agility as needed to thrive in fast-paced, challenging, uncertain contexts.
Cross-boundary teaming and learning among diverse experts, facing high uncertainty, requires facing both interpersonal and technical risks.
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NOVARTIS PROFESSOR OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful enterprises that contribute to the betterment of society.
She is the author of 7 books and over 60 scholarly papers, published in academic and management outlets, such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, and Harvard Business Review. She is a sought-after keynote speaker with a worldwide following.
- Ranked #3 on the latest Thinkers50 ranking of the world’s most influential management thinkers.
- Winner of Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award for being a “pioneer of psychological safety and author of The Fearless Organization, a ground-breaking blueprint on creating a fear-free culture.”
- Winner of the 2019 Distinguished Scholar Award from the Organization Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management.
- Named the Most Influential International Thinker in Human Resources by HR Magazine in 2019
- The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth (John Wiley & Sons, 2018) has been translated into more than 15 languages and is consistently among Amazon’s top-sellers in the human resources category.