Adam Galinsky, Maurice Schweitzer

Friend & Foe

Adam Galinsky, Maurice Schweitzer

Talk: Friend & Foe

Columbia & Wharton Business School Professors Adam Galinsky & Maurice Schweitzer talk about their new book, "Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both." They discuss why humans aren't hardwired to exclusively cooperate or compete, but rather to do both interchangeably. Along the way, they address questions such as: Why are twins reared apart sometimes more similar than twins reared together? Why do husbands gain weight during their wives' pregnancy? Why does hierarchy help in basketball but hurt in baseball?

Adam Galinsky

Adam Galinsky is the Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business and Chair of the Management Division at the Columbia Business School at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University.

Maurice Schweitzer

Maurice Schweitzer is the Cecilia Yen Koo Professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School.

Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both

We perform at our very best when we hold cooperation and competition in the right balance. This book is a guide for navigating our social and professional worlds by learning when to cooperate as a friend and when to compete as a foe—and how to be better at both.

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