Primed to cheat: Stealing your co-worker's idea to stay in business

Primed to cheat: Stealing your co-worker's idea to stay in business

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With increasing importance of knowledge, ideas more and more pose a competitive advantage for workers who have ideas over those who dona€™t. Based on your ideas you can either excel in your career, increase your annual bonus or lose your job if you do not have any. Being caught up in a competitive struggle with your colleagues you do things you would not normally do a€“ like stealing a co-worker's idea to use it to your own means. This book aims to provide you with further insights into the pressures on today's knowledge worker in an a€œup-or-outa€ working environment. Those insights are based on a study performed at the London School of Economics a Political Science: In a laboratory experiment, participants were first subliminally primed to feel either more competitive or cooperative. They were then asked to make decisions in a hypothetical scenario in which they could steal and take credit for a co-worker's idea to improve their own position. The results reveal some interesting perspectives about how people tend to value intellectual property a€“ and how little the barriers are to deceive your dear colleagues.8. ball, the, hoop, toss, normally ........................................................................................ ......... 9. very, be, can, manipulative, cats ......................................................................... ........................ 10. theory, a, paper, Darwin, had .


Title:Primed to cheat: Stealing your co-worker's idea to stay in business
Author: Benedikt Link
Publisher:Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag) - 2014-02-01
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