Harv Bus Rev. Jun;83(6), Competent jerks, lovable fools, and the formation of social networks. Casciaro T(1), Lobo MS. Author information. To order more copies go to Competent Jerks, Lovable Fools, and the. Formation of Social Networks page 1. The Idea in Brief. The Idea in Practice. Tiziana Casciaro and Miguel Sousa Lobo wrote in “Competent Jerks, Lovable Fools, and the Formation of Social Networks” about how people.
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You have a great blog by the way. As for the competent jerks, too often their expertise goes untapped by people who just can’t put up with them.
Competent jerks, lovable fools, and the formation of social networks.
Helping people link to results. Did you choose similarly? I liked H M Ross’ comment on the additional personality types.
I have a Free site Free Article Search. Just wanted to let you know that you bring up an interesting subject.
Based on the combinations of likableness and competence, they classify people into incompetent jerks, competent jerks, lovable fools and lovable stars. There are some projects that require competent jerks who are able to ignore feelings and get the job done as efficiently as possible, while a lovable fool can serve as a source of motivation and encouragement when a team is down.
Others may need to display their competence in more isolated settings. You are commenting using your WordPress. Love what you have to say! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Intriguingly, managers aren’t limited to leveraging people that others like and changing those that others loathe.
You prefer lovable fools to competent jerks
That has big implications for every organization, as both of these types often represent missed opportunities. Email required Address never made public.
You are commenting using your Twitter account. This is an interesting blog and just wanted to let you commpetent. But many can be socialized through coaching or by being made accountable for bad behavior. Is there a place for each type of person on a team?
Connectedness: Social networks of jerks and fools
Email required Address never made public. But their networking skills are rools developed at the expense of job performance, which can make these employees underappreciated and vulnerable to downsizing. You are commenting using your WordPress. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here They also can create situations in which people are more apt to like one another, whatever their individual qualities.
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By the way unlike some of the other comments I dont have anything to sell, just thoughts on life in general. Ideally, of course, we wouldn’t have to choose between competence and likability.
I’m definitely going to bookmark cokpetent Posted by Bruce Hoppe at Researchers have found that the real story is more complicated.
When faced with a real-life choice, most people ignore their stated preference for competence and foold choose likability first. The surprising part is that whilst most people claim to prefer competent jerks to lovable fools as work partners, in practice they choose people they like regardless of their competence.