Psychological Safety is key to creating happy and productive workplaces in which employees feel engaged and motivated. Indeed, studies have shown that Psychological Safety in the workplace leads to greater confidence, increased creativity and innovation, improved productivity, and elevated trust. It is also key to improving diversity and inclusion, enhancing teamwork, and creating a culture where taking risks and thinking outside the box is encouraged. But how should companies go about creating it? And how do you measure it?
What is Psychological Safety, and why is it important for i) individuals, and ii) organisations?
What are the key elements necessary to create a culture of Psychological Safety?
What actions can organisations take to create an environment in which Psychological Safety can flourish?