A nice article that confirms what we want to be true.
A regrettable reality is that human services workplaces are not loaded with “givers.” They’re there, but not in droves. There are far more “matchers” and “takers” (to use the article’s parlance.)
Sadly, actual behavior at work adapts to the workplace culture – and despite the mission, there are way too many crappy workplaces.
Here’s the link:
Adam Grant’s Give and Take: A theory that says generous people do better at work than selfish ones.