To help employees feel fully included at work, employers can address these four factors.
Creating a more connected & resourceful tomorrow.
The Ubuntuworks Project collaborates with organizations and individuals on research and strategies to move us locally and globally toward an era of ubuntu. Won't you join us?
Enhancing our active and compassionate listening deepens our understanding and offers more creative solutions.
Seeing through the eyes of others and adopting respectful communication leads to more peaceful relations.
Find Common Ground
Finding shared concerns helps us recognize that we are dependent and accountable to one another.
What we do
The era of ubuntu
Archbishop Desmond Tutu described ubuntu as the essence of our interconnected human nature—realizing that I am, only because you are. Non-dominant cultures around the world share this guiding ethos. If we operate from what unites us rather than what separates us, we can envision and activate a new tomorrow.
The Resource Hub provides organizations and individuals interested in a more connected and compassionate world with data, stories, studies and support for the importance of ubuntu-based principles in our world.
Empathy refers to how we recognize and respond to other people’s emotions and experiences. When workplace leaders practice empathy, especially through active listening, they can help break down barriers that prevent true connection among coworkers. As a main principle of ubuntu, active listening encourages communication and collaboration, two key elements of a thriving workplace. The Ubuntuworks
Realizing the benefits of spirituality in the workplace will help employers and employees alike perform better in their roles.
The Challenges of Modern Leaders Workplace spirituality—the support for ubuntu-based principles of connection—is closely connected with those organizations that clarify a meaningful purpose. Workplace spirituality is important to allow employees to define what is important to them in terms of belief and practice, as evidenced in this essay from Manage Magazine, excerpted, below. The Ubuntuworks Resource Hub provides
A new school of thought
Teachers have been locked into teaching to the “aptitude" test. Our teacher training supplements their efforts with critical thinking, imagination, ubuntu principles, and social consciousness.
The Ubuntuworks Project brings together educators skilled in ubuntu-based principles to craft curriculums for educational institutions. Join us in this creative and essential process.
Taught by leaders in the field of creative change, the Ubuntuworks School provides training for individuals and professionals on infusing ubuntu-based principles into our schools, workplaces, corporations, and the practice of law.
why we do it
Our mission to succeed
The Ubuntuworks Project, a 501 (c)(3) educational organization, infuses ubuntu-based principles into our schools, workplaces, corporations and courtrooms, redefining our notions of success. Our Ubuntuworks worldwide community of organizations and individuals share research and strategies to make a difference and usher in an era of ubuntu locally and globally, strengthening the efforts of everyone working to build a more relational-based world.
WHO WE ARE
Meet the Ubuntuworks Board
The international Ubuntuworks Project board: Eric Sirotkin, Dr. Kapil Narain, Joanne Lefrak, Raphael Chisubo Masesa, and Fernanda Guerra Machado.
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