Reut Livne-Tarandach, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Management at Manhattan College’s O’Malley School of Business and a fellow of the International Humanistic Management Association. Her scholarly work focuses on the conditions and processes underlying the phenomenon of renewal. In her research Reut weave together theories of compassion, novelty, and change to explore how and why individuals, teams and/or organizations can simultaneously build on and transcend their past. Her most recent work is centered on the processes that help mobilize compassion within organizations and activate organizational members to cultivate a sense of community in organizations. Reut’s research has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Academy of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Research in Organizational Change and Development. Reut is passionate about cultivating engaged scholarships that can create a new vision of organizations as life-giving sites focusing on human dignity, compassion and a sense of community.