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Why And How To Cultivate Conviviality At Work, by Kare Anderson


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Create work networks.

Sadly, “In 1985 about half of Americans said they had a close friend at work; by 2004, this was true for only 39%,” according to Wharton professor, Adam Grant

Further, “We are not only ‘bowling alone,’” suggests Stanford professor, Jeffrey Pfeffer, we are increasingly ‘working alone.’” 

Yet we still long for meaningful work and a sense of belonging – and organizations that support those very human desires are more likely to spur high performance and innovation.

Corporations have become places where you need to watch your back all the time :-( :-( 

Not all corporations. Just the bad ones.

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