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Why Compassion In the Workplace Matters

Why Compassion In the Workplace Matters

Jun 12, 2014-- Workplaces vary on the extent to which "companionate love" is present. According to Wharton Management professor Sigal Barsade, companionate love is shown "when colleagues who are together day in and day out, ask and care about each other's work and even non-work issues...They are careful of each other's feelings. They show compassion when things don't go well. And they also show affection and caring -- and that can be about bringing somebody a cup of coffee when you go get your own, or just listening when a co-worker needs to talk." Research shows that workplaces high on companionate love are not only more appealing, but that this form of emotional culture is also vital to employee morale, teamwork, and customer satisfaction. Read on to learn more. (17168 reads)


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