Leadership and People Managenent

A Case For Compassion in Global Business

Have you heard about compassion? According to the Dalai Lama, compassion is “associated with a sense of commitment, responsibility, and respect toward the other.” A recent scholarly definition sees compassion as “an interpersonal process involving the noticing, feeling, sense making, and acting that alleviates the suffering of another person” (Dutton, Workman, & Hardin, 2014). While…

The Work-from-Home Experiment

Remember how about a decade ago the open-office concept became a thing? Walls, doors and private offices got cleared away with the premise of promoting better collaboration as well as sharing information and ideas among workers. Whether you have personally experienced an open workspace or not, it is probably easy to understand possible drawbacks of…

# Black Lives Matter

The Coronavirus pandemic, as any other bigger crisis, has pointed to many broader socio-political challenges and problems. Specifically, impacts of the current pandemic brought to light substantial economic and racial inequalities, with the latter gaining yet more prominence after the killing of George Floyd. Two years ago, in the wake of vivid racial violence in…
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