By Paul R. Lawrence
A touchstone for knowing how we behave at the job"This is a stimulating and provocative publication in bringing jointly vital principles from varied fields, and, thereby, giving us a complete new slant on 'human nature.'" --Edgar H. Schein, Sloan Fellows Professor of administration Emeritus and Senior Lecturer, MITIn this magnificent, provocative, and solidly researched booklet, Harvard company tuition professors synthesize 2 hundred years of proposal besides the most recent examine drawn from the organic and social sciences to suggest a brand new thought, a unified synthesis of human nature. Paul Lawrence and Nitin Nohria have studied the best way humans behave in that the majority interesting area of human behavior-the workplace-and from their paintings they produce a ebook that examines the 4 separate and specified emotive drives that consultant human habit and impact the alternatives humans make: the drives to procure, bond, research, and safeguard. They finally convey that, simply as advances in details know-how have spurred the hot economic system within the final zone of the 20 th century, present advances in biology would be the key to knowing people and businesses within the new millennium.