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Just 26 percent of leaders create psychological safety for their teams

The benefits of psychological safety in the workplace—where team members feel they can take interpersonal risks and remain respected and accepted—are numerous. This interactive, highlighting a new survey on how leaders can create safer, higher-performance work environments, details the effects of leadership behaviors on employees’ mindsets and the quality of their work.

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To read the article, see “Psychological safety and the critical role of leadership development,” February 11, 2021.