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The power of perspective taking

In Principled Innovation, perspective taking takes center stage in the exchange of values (Practice M1) and civic dialogue (Practices C1 and C2). London Business School professor Gillian Ku describes research showing how even simple mental exercises to practice perspective taking can have an impact on our stance toward others and increase people’s effectiveness at work.

   Article

   8 minutes

   By: Gillian Ku and Kathy Brewis, London Business School

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


Making connections:

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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