Leadership BITES

Amy Edmondson, Professor Leadership & Management at Harvard

October 04, 2021 Guy Bloom Season 1 Episode 68
Leadership BITES
Amy Edmondson, Professor Leadership & Management at Harvard
Show Notes

Amy C. Edmondson is an American scholar of leadership, teaming, and organizational learning. She is currently the Novartis Professor of Leadership at Harvard Business School.

Amy is the author of seven books and more than 75 articles and case studies.

She is best known for her pioneering work on psychological safety, which has helped spawn a large body of academic research in management, healthcare and education over the past 15 years.

Her books include “The Fearless Organization, Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth” and “Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate and Compete in the Knowledge Economy”.

We had a fantastic conversation, that spanned:

  • How the heck do you get the Professor gig at Harvard?
  • Buckminster Fuller
  • Psychological Safety
  • And......well....I won;t spoil it for you

Gracious, elegant and steeped in leadership. Amy is a joy to speak to.