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Why Every Workplace Needs a Fool (2017)

Manfred Kets de Vries

"Playing the fool in the workplace"

Office tricksters tell it like it is and contribute to creative growth. Playing the role of a fool, they contribute to group cohesion and an atmosphere of trust by providing an opportunity to humorously and critically review our values and judgments as the powerful socio-cultural structures of power pull, push, and shape our identity.

INSEAD Knowledge, 2017

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