Harv Bus Rev. Jun;83(6), Competent jerks, lovable fools, and the formation of social networks. Casciaro T(1), Lobo MS. Author information. To order more copies go to Competent Jerks, Lovable Fools, and the. Formation of Social Networks page 1. The Idea in Brief. The Idea in Practice. Tiziana Casciaro and Miguel Sousa Lobo wrote in “Competent Jerks, Lovable Fools, and the Formation of Social Networks” about how people.

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A member of my research team and I had a similar discussion a few weeks ago, but our breakdown was different. People who know what they’re talking about and are helpful without being pompous.

Competent jerks, lovable fools, and the formation of social networks.

People who know they’re talking about and love to point it out. People who don’t know what they’re doing and admit this. And finally, the people who don’t know what they’re doing but insist they do.

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You prefer lovable fools to competent jerks

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This is an interesting blog and just wanted to jfrks you know. By the way unlike some of the other comments I dont have anything to sell, just thoughts on life in general. The “jerks and fools” part is also rendolent of conservative cant.

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That could contribute to its dompetent. Using an emotion matrix as a measurement device rather than a model for a specific situation is kind of odd. I think it could perpetuate distorted conceptual models. There are also lots of other factors that contribute to the outcome of any collaboration.

I liked H M Ross’ comment on the additional personality types.

Love what you have to say! Helping people link to results.

Thursday, July 07, Social networks of jerks and fools. Suppose you need help completing a project at work. You can ask Alice, who is professionally expert but personally prickly; or you can ask Brenda, who is very likable but doesn’t know much that can lovabel you.


When faced with that hypothetical question, most people choose the competence of Alice over the likability of Brenda.

Did you choose similarly? Researchers have found that the real story is more complicated. When faced with a real-life choice, most people ignore their stated preference for competence and actually choose likability first. Ideally, of course, we wouldn’t have to choose between competence and likability. We’d work exclusively with people who are both.

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These are the “lovable stars”highly sought after folks in short supply. Once the “lovable stars” are conpetent taken, we must then choose between the “competent jerks” and the “lovable fools.

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