Amy C. Edmondson


Teaming for Innovation

February 14, 2017

Teaming for Innovation

Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful enterprises that contribute to the betterment of society. She also serves as a senior associate dean at Harvard Business School.

Edmondson has been recognized in 2011, 2013 and 2015 by the biannual Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers.  She speaks on teaming, psychological safety, and leadership to corporate and academic audiences around the world, and her articles have been published in Harvard Business Review and California Management Review, as well as in numerous academic journals including Administrative Science Quarterly and the Academy of Management Review.  Her books – Teaming: How organizations learn, innovate and compete in the knowledge economy and Teaming to Innovate (Jossey-Bass, 2012, 2103) – explore teamwork in dynamic work environments.  In Building the future: Big teaming for audacious innovation, (Berrett-Koehler, 2016), she examines the challenges and opportunities of teaming across industries. 

February 14th 2017 Statoil’s hosted our PIMS Executive Forum at their research facility at Rotvoll.  

Professor Edmondson discusses how problem solving can get in the way of organizational learning in complex organizations. 

Professor Edmondson is a highly engaging speaker.  Here leading a discussion of a Harvard Business School Case that she wrote on how health-care work together. 

All participants received a copy of her book “Teaming to Innovate” which provides a roadmap for using teamwork to ignite and sustain innovation in any organization.