Snapshots of Compassion in Organizations
November 17th, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Jane E. Dutton
Professor of Psychology
Michigan Ross School of Business
Jane Dutton’s research is focused on how organizational conditions enable human thriving. In particular, she focuses on how the quality of connection between people at work affects individual and organizational flourishing. Her research has explored compassion and organizations, resilience and organizations, as well as energy and organizations. This research stream is part of a growing domain of expertise at the University of Michigan called Positive Organizational Scholarship Her past research has explored processes of organizational adaptation, focusing on how strategic issues are interpreted and managed in organizations, as well as issues of organizational identity and change.