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[#003] Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace

Jose Casal
Dec 29, 2017 · 1 min read

This video explores the concept of Psychological Safety. This is at the core of the Google research on great teams and working spaces. It is particularly true for environments with high interdependence and uncertainty as the vast majority of software companies are.

Building a psychologically safe workplace
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Jose Casal is a business agility consultant with extensive experience. Chair of @BCS_Agile, Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and founder of Actineo Consulting.

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