Visual Framework of the Fearless Organization

The following visuals help us see the salient elements, components, and influencers to build a fearless culture based upon psychological safety. It takes us from a state of insecurity, uncertainty, anxiety, apathy, and apprehension towards a speak-up culture of taking interpersonal risks, course correcting, preventing mistakes and errors, or warding off catastrophic errors. Once psychological safety is built, it thrives on the team level, allowing people to work more productively and synergistically.

Visual Framework of The Fearless Organization 

Adapted from Edmondson, Amy. The Fearless Organization. Wiley 2018

Recommended Reading: Andrew Hill’s article ‘The Art of Encouraging Teams to Be Open

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