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Envy at Work, Harvard Business Review

Abstract

The article focuses on how to manage envy in the workplace. The disruptive effects of envy on individual relationships and organizational performance are noted. The idea is presented that one must refocus negative thinking or behavior into productive thought and behavior by keeping a more open attitude about work relations and being more receptive to change in the organization, which will lead to job satisfaction and improved performance. The issue of envy among team members is discussed. The manifestations of envy, disparagement and distancing, are mentioned.

Type

Article

Author(s)

Tanya Menon, Leigh Thompson

Date Published

2010

Citations

Menon, Tanya, and Leigh Thompson. 2010. Envy at Work. Harvard Business Review. 88(4): 74-79.

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