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Business, Ethics, & Compassion: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

Written By CCARE Staff

For the first time, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Santa Clara University on Feb. 24, 2014 for “Business, Ethics and Compassion: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama”.  The event is co-sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE). CCARE’s Founder and Director, …


CCARE’s Founder and Director, Dr. James Doty, and Visiting Associate Professor, Dr. Daniel Martin, will both be part of an expert panel to discuss compassion as a strength and not a weakness in the workplace due to long-term benefits of compassion already witnessed in the workplace.  Some benefits already reaped by compassion-embracing companies and organizations include increased productivity and creativity, …


Compassion & Business Conference

Written By CCARE Staff

The purpose of this a one-day conference, to be held April 30, 2013, is to present and create a dialog around cutting-edge research and best practices on compassion and business by leading research experts in the field as well as business leaders who have successfully implemented compassion-based programs in their organization. Conference presenters will present both basic and applied research related to compassion, helping, and social entrepreneurship. The audience will …


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Stanford, CA – January 17, 2014 – His Holiness the Dalai Lama will visit Santa Clara University campus on Feb. 24, 2014 for a morning event titled “Business, Ethics, & Compassion: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama.” The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University and the Markkula Center for Applied …


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On Grudges and Forgiveness

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Written By Jayanth Narayanan, PhD One of the most difficult things to do when we feel wronged upon is to forgive those who have inflicted harm on us. Great leaders are able to channel such anger to bring about social change. In fact the very reason why some leaders are thought of to be great is because of their capacity …


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Why Compassion in Business Makes Sense

Written By Dr. Emma Seppala

Managers often mistakenly think that putting pressure on employees will increase performance. What it does increase is stress—and research has shown that high levels of stress carry a number of costs to employers and employees alike. Stress brings high health care and turnover costs. In a study of employees from various organizations, health care expenditures for employees with high levels …


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Written by Daniel Martin, Ph.D., and Bruce Cahan, J.D. The Bank CEO Who Listened David Brooks recently shared a conversation with a bank CEO. Economists found downside risks to continuing the bank’s presence in Italy. The CEO knew staying there would be unprofitable in the short term but didn’t want to be a “fair weather friend” and so remained in …


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Compassion and Business?

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By Scott Kriens When first asked to speak at the upcoming Compassion and Business conference, I was struck by how seldom we hear those two words in the same sentence. Why? I think it’s because we think of compassion too abstractly, and we’re probably equally guilty in thinking of “business” too clinically. Even if we can’t count it, we all know …


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It’s difficult to avoid conflict at work. Sure, we can try to prevent conflict in the first place, but with so many different personalities, working styles, and stress-inducing responsibilities, the employee that never experiences conflict is more likely to be the exception than the rule. When conflict sneaks its way into our relationships at work, what can we do to …


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Applying Compassion in Organizations

Written By Dr. Daniel Martin

Economic turbulence seems normative in modern America. Our current workplace finds itself struggling on organizational, team and individual levels. The impact of financial insecurity, joblessness, short-term positions, downsizing and changing standards in technology and job skills can have significant financial, psychological, and social costs for organizations and their employees. Recent scholarship has established the positive effects of compassion at work, …