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Benevolence at work

RTWMatters team

A sense of being able to give is linked to less stress and depression at work.

Benevolence, which can be defined as ‘a sense of being able to give’ is a concept of growing importance in motivation theory and research on altruism, pro-social behavior and psychological wellness. It has been suggested but not proven that benevolence may act as a buffer against stress-related problems, including at work. Many people in the RTW field describe their jobs as stressful and emotionally demanding, and also say that ...

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