Competition LO18204

DavidCLT (
Wed, 27 May 1998 07:23:12 EDT

Replying to LO18196 --

In a message dated 98-05-26 22:38:08 EDT, writes:

> I believe that as long as the process and outcome of
> the relationship results in an improved situation for all participants,
> then it matters not whether we call it collaboration or competition.

A good point, however, pragmatically, internal competition tends toward
the striving toward individualistic superiority, rather than group
Competitive tendencies are part of human nature. If we steer and guide
these tendencies toward contribution through collaboration, we can still
naturally recognize those who make significant contributions. Without
such leadership, humans drift toward self-elevation, individualistic
superiority, domination and radical self-interest which will not work
toward the development of creative organizational synergies needed to be
successful in the future.

Warm regards, David
David L. Hanson, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychologist


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