Psychological safety is a term referring to a belief that one can voice their concerns, ask questions, speak up or make mistakes without the risk of punishment or humiliation. It is an important inclusion issue that employers cannot afford to ignore. Projects with greater psychological safety have been shown to have a greater likelihood of success and innovation because employees are more comfortable speaking up and sharing their thoughts. Conversely, a lack of psychological safety in the workplace leads to disengagement, staff turnover, recruiting costs and other adverse effects. In this week’s podcast HR expert Jenni Stone shares steps an employer can take to create a culture that provides psychological safety.
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