The following is a highlighted summary of the book, Driven, published by Driven. By. Lawrence Nohria. Drives and Survival. The drive for immediate. Driven – Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria. This post contains my personal notes about the big ideas in [Driven: How Human Nature Shapes. Lawrence and Nohria are professors of organizational behavior at the human behavior is clearly driven by factors that neoclassical theory.

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The major effect of a good movie is to provoke your emotions – to guide you to feel something.

Notify administrators if there is objectionable content in this page. My only complaint is that the book was published in and lxwrence it deals with several emerging fields evolutionary psychology, neurobiology, etc. Edit History Tags Source. To attach a tag simply click on the tags button at the bottom of any page.

If this were the only drive in play, it would lead inevitably to an all-out struggle of each against all. Looks like you are currently in United States but have requested a page in the Argentina site. John marked it as to-read Mar 19, Ian James rated it really liked it Jan 01, As the outcome of their research, the authors postulate a fundamental basis for human behavior composed of four distinct drives, listed below in PAEI order:.

Humans have the need to learn new things. In this excerpt, Lawrence and Nohria examine how an organization built around the four-drive theory might look.

Humans have the need to defend themselves and their laweence. We are an acquisitive species, a force that drives and is driven by capitalist markets. Chris Larson added it Jul 29, Businesses that cater to the drive to bond include telecommunications, conferences, restaurants, and dating services.


Businesses that cater to the drive to acquire include retail stores, vehicle manufacturers, and groceries. Acquiring We are an acquisitive species, a force that drives and is lwrence by capitalist markets. Find out what you can do. Mark rated it really liked it Jul 25, How we change what others think, feel, believe and do.

A good read but I would recommend some other similar books that have been published recently first. These others will, in all likelihood, be in their immediate work area.

Lawrence and Nohria’s Employee Motivation

Paul Lawrence and Nitin Nohria explore four fundamental i. The book uses this information to tell you how to best manage people. Preview — Driven drven Paul R.

Want to Read saving…. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria This post contains my personal notes about the pawrence ideas in [Driven: The Structure of Concern Project compares many theoretical models from many disciplines to the Adizes PAEI modelarguing that they must all be reflecting the same underlying phenomenon.

Driven – Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria – Josh Kaufman

Humans have the need to acquire things. Businesses that cater to the drive to learn include publishers, seminars, and self-improvement offerings. Learn about fresh research and ideas from Harvard Business School faculty.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you want to discuss contents of this page – this is the easiest way to do it. Open Preview See a Problem? Paul Lawrence and Nitin Nohria have studied the way people behave in that most fascinating arena of human behavior-the workplace-and from their work they produce a book that examines the four separate and distinct emotive drives that guide human behavior and influence the choices people make: And the big paperback book Look inside.


Nkhria we will assume that the interconnections between roles are also planned so as to achieve the overall objectives of the firm in relation to customers, investors, and regulators.

Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Organizations

If you aspire to become an anthropologist this book is absolutely worth reading. Certainly work shared between individuals or between groups can best be conducted without a heavily defensive mood—inhibiting the desirable spirit of mutual learning and inquiry between the parties.

The acquiring drive will lead to ongoing competition as everyone in the organization seeks to boost their relative share of the scarce resources. Relations of this rich four-drive type can be planned for and evolved between firms in the supply chain to their mutual advantage.

To ask other readers questions about Drivenplease sign up. In relation to the drive to defend, work groups must be provided with the means to fend off external attacks.

One problematic form this excessive bonding can take is the “group think” process described by Irving Janis Janis, Interested in improving your business? Jan 05, William Schram rated it really liked it Shelves: They can arrange the physical layout to place interdependent groups in adjacent space to encourage trustful bonding. So why is there war and fanaticism?