Are Our Brains Wired to Quiet Quit?

Summary.   

While the term “quiet quitting” may be new, what’s happening is just the latest expression of a fundamental aspect of human nature: In the face of persistent and inescapable stressors, people often respond by simply giving up. When nothing is in your control, why even try? Scientists have traditionally called this response “learned helplessness,” but more recent research suggests passivity is our default hardwired response to prolonged adversity. Organizations can reverse passivity among employees by giving them a direct experience of autonomy — the feeling of having control over their life and choices.

Complete text can be found here:

https://hbr.org/2023/01/are-our-brains-wired-to-quiet-quit

Authors: David Rock & Jay Dixit

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