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How to build a culture of generosity at work

Encouraging altruism within teams requires being willing to ask for help—an action that can lead to collaborative innovation. This article by University of Michigan professor Wayne Baker suggests ideas on how to develop a team environment in which people feel more comfortable asking for help. Consider implementing these ideas within teaching teams and other contexts.


   10 minutes

   By: Greater Good Science Center, Wayne Baker

   Educator-prep | Leader-prep

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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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