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The Cost of Helping Co-Workers

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 1, 2017
  • 11:20

Guest: Klodiana Lanaj, PhD, Professor of Management, University of Florida Most of us know what it’s like to be the new person at work, relying on our coworkers to show us the ropes until we get the swing of things. And once we’re seasoned, some people take great pleasure in being the one everyone goes to for help. That kind of generosity at work can win you points with the boss and the rest of the team. It can even make you feel good. But it does have its consequences.