We explore how psychological safety—a team’s shared experience that it is safe to take inter-personal risks—is possible in temporary selfman-
aging organisations. Our findings present teamwork practices used by a highly diverse group that constructed a complex art installation for the Burning Man festival. Based on a questionnaire and a qualitative analysis of 20 interviews, we suggest that the team experienced radically
high psychological safety because it defined the project’s concept through co-creation, gave participants complete freedom to choose their roles and collectively challenged participants. You can read the article (in Finnish) from here

Keywords: Psychological safety, temporary organisation, swift trust, Burning Man

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