Actively Caring for People: Cultivating a Culture of Compassion
by E. Scott Geller
Make A Difference, 2012
Paperback / 356 pages
Actively Caring for People: Cultivating a Culture of Compassion has the potential to impact workplace, school, and just about any area in life. Author, E. Scott Geller, shares years of his research and personal experience to encourage and instruct others on how to actively care for others. The author cites numerous case studies that link behavior to psychological social theories and behavioral interventions.
The actively caring culture encourages individuals to look out for the health, safety, and welfare of others, which requires 3 qualities: competence, commitment, and courage. This book uses scientific principles from the field of behavior analysis to address how to increase these three qualities, the outcome of which will eventually lead to applications for personal growth, occupational safety, community development,and cultivating a caring culture.