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Workplace compassion can ease organization pain points, says CSUEB professor

Head shot of Professor Daniel E. Martin, Cal State East Bay associate professor of management

Daniel E. Martin, associate professor of management

  • July 16, 2012 5:00am

In his first Huffington Post article, Associate Professor of Management Daniel E. Martin writes about the positive effects of compassion at work, and the impact it can have on organizational pain points. “While it is difficult for individuals to control the external economic environment, giving employees tools to effectively increase their organizations psychosocial well-being is feasible,” writes Martin.

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. Employers give no consideration until workers compensation claims are filed and their insurance costs increase. 

Read more in “Applying Compassion in Organizations.”


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