Related to this thread:
In particular: "Psychological safety is ‘‘a sense of confidence that the
team will not embarrass, reject or punish someone for speaking up,’’
Edmondson wrote in a study published in 1999. ‘‘It describes a team climate
characterized by interpersonal trust and mutual respect in which people are
comfortable being themselves.’’
"But Google’s data indicated that psychological safety, more than anything
else, was critical to making a team work."