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Zero-sum game impoverishes us

Mark Turpin (profiel) (2015); Bron: Business Day


Recent events have shown up the shortcomings of our current thinking about leadership. Particularly since Marikana, serious failings have become apparent in our businesses, trade unions, political parties, companies and our universities.

These failings stem from a zero-sum game approach to our political and social discourse, in which the guideline is, "more for you will mean less for me/us", so it becomes important to win at all costs. (...)