In fields as diverse as healthcare and social services, training employees in empathy translates into lower burnout, better outcomes, and economic benefits. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Most global development programs still segment people by demographics when trying to change their behavior. We must learn from the private sector and segment people based on the reasons behind their actions, so that we can talk to them in ways they will listen.
Mobile interventions have great potential to make health care in India more accessible. But for providers to succeed, they must develop a nuanced understanding of the barriers to digital consumption and consider four specific aspects of design.