30 nov
11:00 - 13:00

Culture Ethics and Leadership | seminar by Prof. Dr. Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School

Prof. Dr. Amy Edmondson will give a presentation about her research on psychological safety in the workplace. She will adopt a retrospect look on how she developed key ideas about psychological safety, and look forward on how organizations can improve their learning capacity. This seminar is open for SBE’s MSc students and faculty.


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. Edmondson has been recognized by the biannual Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 and was honored with the Talent Award in 2017. She studies teaming, psychological safety, and leadership, and her articles have been published numerous academic and management outlets. Her work has become very influential in organizational practice and academic research.

Her most recent book, The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth offers practical guidance for teams and organizations who are serious about success in the modern economy.

This seminar is facilitated by SBE's Research Theme Culture Ethics and Leadership.