Mitch Joel & Amy Edmondson , Six Pixels of Separation Podcast

SPOS #913 – Amy Edmondson On The Science Of Failing (And Succeeding) Well

07 Jan 2024 • 63 min • EN
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Welcome to episode #913 of Six Pixels of Separation - The ThinkersOne Podcast. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - The ThinkersOne Podcast - Episode #913. Amy Edmondson, a luminary in the field of business management and education, has cultivated a distinguished career marked by her contributions as a thought leader, educator, and author. Her latest book, The Right Kind of Wrong - The Science of Failing Well, stands as a testament to her profound understanding of organizational dynamics and the art of learning from failure. Amy’s tenure as a professor at Harvard Business School underscores her academic pedigree and her commitment to shaping the minds of future business leaders. Her role extends beyond teaching, as she actively engages in pioneering research, particularly in the realm of psychological safety, a concept she has significantly developed and popularized. In The Right Kind of Wrong, Amy challenges the traditional notion of failure as the antithesis of success. The book delves into the intricacies of failure, distinguishing between unproductive and productive failures. Through her expert lens, Amy categorizes failure into three archetypes - basic, complex, and intelligent - and guides readers on how to leverage these experiences to foster personal and organizational growth. Amy’s work provides a fresh perspective on how individuals and organizations can embrace human fallibility. She emphasizes the importance of recognizing when failure can be an ally and how to prevent it when it’s not. Her resume is as impressive as her contributions to business management. She is the author of seven books and over sixty scholarly papers, published in academic and management outlets, such as  Administrative Science Quarterly,  Academy of Management Journal,  and Harvard Business Review. She is ranked #1 on the latest Thinkers50 ranking of the world’s most influential management thinkers. and has been named the Most Influential International Thinker in Human Resources by HR Magazine in 2019, along with countless other accolades. Enjoy the conversation... Running time: 1:03:14. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. Check out ThinkersOne. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Amy Edmondson. The Right Kind of Wrong - The Science of Failing Well. Psychological safety. Amy’s other books and publications. Follow Amy on X. Follow Amy On Instagram. Follow Amy on LinkedIn.  This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

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