HOW DOES AN ENTIRE ORGANIZATION awaken compassion? By developing a social architecture that supports compassion competence. Organizations that collectively notice, interpret, feel, and act in an effective and customized fashion to alleviate suffering exhibit compassion competence. This chapter supports you in creating a blueprint for increasing these four dimensions of your organization’s compassion competence. First, a quick assessment highlights your current level of skill. You can complete this tool yourself or with others. If you choose to complete it as a group, know that shared perceptions illuminate your strengths, while differing perceptions highlight your opportunities. Use your results ...

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