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Would you like to go back to high school?  For many, the deciding factor in answering this question would be popularity.  And, for those of us who perhaps despised high school, the “adult” world can be quite disappointing when we realize popularity contests don’t go away.  All potential cringing aside, in this episode we discuss:

  • What is popularity and how does it relate to the workplace?

  • How do people achieve popularity and what happens if you are popular? 

  • What does popularity have to do with flourishing in life?

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Links and Other Information

Scott, B. A., & Judge, T. A. (2009). The popularity contest at work: Who wins, why, and what do they receive?. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(1), 20.

Scott, B. A. (2013). A conceptual framework for the study of popularity in the workplace. Organizational Psychology Review, 3(2), 161-186.,36&sciodt=0,36&cites=5378405104341181909&scipsc=

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