Changing Another Person LO20183
Mon, 14 Dec 1998 11:09:29 -0800

Replying to LO20113 --

John Gunkler writes:
> True or False? "The more intelligent you are, the less likely it is that
> you will be influenced by the culture of your organization." The
> verifiable answer, of course, is "False!" It may even be the case that
> people who are more intelligent and aware of what's happening around them
> may be even more susceptible to the influences of culture.

Reminds me of one of my own favorite sayings: "high intelligence doesn't
make it any more likely that you'll be right; it just gives you more
interesting and creative ways to be wrong".


Don Dwiggins "The truth will make you free, SEI Information Technology but first it will make you miserable" -- Tom DeMarco

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