Creating a Culture That Fosters Speaking-Up

Work place meeting.

Employees who speak up are key to a company's success.

Tim Maynes

Tim Maynes head shot.

Originally presented on
May 15, 2019
Noon—1 p.m. EST

Organizations benefit considerably when employees speak-up with improvement-oriented ideas or point out issues that could derail performance, yet powerful social forces often constrain people from speaking-up at work. In this seminar, Tim Maynes will share what the latest research tells us about the impediments to speaking-up and how to overcome these barriers to create a culture that supports speaking-up in your organization

About Tim Maynes
Tim Maynes is assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management. His research focuses on innovation and creativity, employee proactivity, organizational change and the process of selecting leaders. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior and the Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior.