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Building psychological safety for employee engagement in post-recession

Binita Tiwari (Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India)
Usha Lenka (Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India)

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 4 January 2016

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the role of psychological safety in engaging employees at times of economic recession.

Design/methodology/approach

Review of literature.

Findings

On perceiving a psychologically safe environment, employees freely share their knowledge, learn, and take risks to build their intrapreneurial abilities that would facilitate their level of engagement toward organization.

Originality/value

Focuses on employee engagement by taking into consideration the key measurements of psychological safety in post-recession.

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Citation

Tiwari, B. and Lenka, U. (2016), "Building psychological safety for employee engagement in post-recession", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 30 No. 1, pp. 19-22. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-05-2015-0044

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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