The value of the survival of the fittest and competitiveness is a myth. The greatest accomplishments of nature were brought about by cooperation. Our organism is a mind-blowing cooperation of trillion of cells. And you don’t need to take from others in order to make a living and be successful. There is sufficient room for creativity.
In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking more than their share.