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Can positivity promote safety? Psychological capital development combats cynicism and unsafe behavior.

Stratman JL; Youssef-Morgan CM.

Psychological safety has received increasing attention as a cornerstone of high reliability organizations. This study examined psychological capital: a concept related to psychological safety that emphasizes an individual's sense of self-efficacy and resilience. An intervention to develop psychological capital that was deployed among manufacturing employees reduced unsafe behavior.