Amy Edmondson studies people and teams seeking to make a positive difference through the work they do.

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Amy 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. Best known for her groundbreaking work on psychological safety in the workplace, Edmondson is the author of seven books and more than 75 articles and case studies.  She has been ranked by the biannual Thinkers50 global list of top management thinkers since 2011 (most recently number 13), and selected in 2019 as the number 1 most influential thinker in Human Resources by HR Magazine. Her most recent book, The Fearless Organization offers practical guidance for leaders of teams and organizations who are serious about success in the modern economy.


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How to build the future: Talks from TED#Brightline

October 18, 2017

Let’s face it: it’s hard to get stuff done. How can we, together, realize our most ambitious dreams? To celebrate the efforts of smart people who are changing the world while doing business as usual, TED has partnered with the Brightline Initiative, a non-commercial coalition of leading organizations dedicated to helping leaders turn ideas into […]

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