Understanding empathy : its origins and measurement

Tindle, Elizabeth (2014) Understanding empathy : its origins and measurement. Congruence : Official Newsletter of the College of Councelling Psychologists Australian Psychological Society, pp. 4-5.

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The paper addresses the topic that was important at the World Economic Forum in Davos (Jan. 2014)namely 'Empathetic leadership in organisations'. Research is presented supporting the work of Cambridge researcher, Simon Baron-Cohen and his theory of Systemizers and Empathizers.An argument is made for the importance of world decision makers having an empathetic approach to international and national decision making. The article contends that their work will directly impact on the health and future of life on our planet.

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ID Code: 79608
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information: The paper was first presented at Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus on International Women's Day 8th March 2014.
Keywords: Empathy, Leadership, International Women's Day, matriachal societies, Systemizers
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 College of Counselling Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society
Deposited On: 22 Dec 2014 02:39
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2015 15:43

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