A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestsellingauthor ofOriginals
For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today's dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. InGive and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton's highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces that shape why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom. Praised by social scientists, business theorists, and corporate leaders, Give and Takeopens up an approach to work, interactions, and productivity that is nothing short of revolutionary.
About the Author
Adam Grantis Wharton s top-rated teacher. He has been recognized as one of HR s most influential international thinkers, BusinessWeek s favorite professor, one of the world s forty best business professors under forty. Grant was tenured at Wharton while still in his twenties and has been honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award for every class he has taught. His first book, Give and Take, was aNew York Timesbestseller translated into twenty-seven languages and named one of the best books of 2013 by Amazon, Apple, theFinancial Times, and theWall Street Journal as well as one of Oprah s riveting reads, Fortune s must-read business books, Harvard Business Review s ideas that shaped management, and theWashington Post sbooks every leader should read. His speaking and consulting clients include Google, the NFL, Merck, Goldman Sachs, Disney Pixar, the United Nations, and the U.S. Army and Navy. He serves as a contributing op-ed writer for theNew York Timesand was profiled in a cover story by its magazine. Author of theNew York TimesbestsellerOriginals, Grant earned his Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan and his B.A. from Harvard College."