As organizations reexamine their workforce amid AI advancements and downsizing, we wonder if it’s also time to reexamine the super chicken theory. In biologist William Muir’s famous experiment, a group of high-performing hens that were housed together pecked each other (sometimes to death) rather than inspiring each other to produce more eggs. A similar idea – that you can’t have more than a few top people on the same team – remains widespread in many organizations. But maybe it’s time to rethink that notion. Read more in Fast Company.
Author: NeuroLeadership Institute