Written by Clifton B. Parker.
Compassion is a better managerial approach than toughness in today’s workplace, writes a Stanford psychologist in a new article.
In fact, trying to make employees fearful and punish them for mistakes is typically counterproductive to the organization, says Emma Seppala, associate director of Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. “The more compassionate response will get you more powerful results,” she wrote in a Harvard Business Review article.
The Stanford News Service recently interviewed Seppala on the topic.
To read the full article, click here.