Category: Robust Collaboration

The ability to understand the broader undercurrents of contemporary fads and influences

Research by Cameron Anderson and Gavin Kilduff explores social status in groups. In one experiment they wanted to answer why some people become leaders in groups and others don’t. In an experiment where the group had to solve a problem, …

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An interesting study by John Darley and C. Batson entitled “The Good Samaritan” involved having seminary students write a speech. One group was assigned the topic of jobs available after graduation. The other group was given the task of giving …

Why working faster will make you less caring Read More »

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Our country values the myth of the “rugged individualist”. We are enamored with the resolve of one person to succeed in the midst of adversity. We have been socialized through cultural influences to believe that we, too, must be a …

Tactics for Tough Times: Don’t Go it Alone Read More »

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