Civil discourse allows conversations around conflicting values and diverse perspectives (Practice C2) to persist until better understanding is achieved. It honors the place of others as equal members of a shared community. As journalist Malcolm Glover says in this TED Talk, recognizing that “the ‘I’ is a part of the ‘We’” is central to the task of identifying innovations in an increasingly interconnected world.
By: Greater Good Science Center
Civility: a core component of professionalism?
By: American Psychological Association, Nadine J. Kaslow and Natalie N. Watson
Civility: does it matter?
By: National Conference of State Legislatures
The importance of perspective-taking in leadership
By: Daniel H. Pink, Life Science Leader
How sharing our stories builds inclusion
By: Harvard Business Review, Selena Rezvani and Stacey A. Gordon