Monday, February 13, 2012

Nice Infographic an how promotions in corporations are REALLY earned. Cognitive Dissonance rules the day...

These are the results of a survey of executives who inevitably make promotion decisions within a corporation.  While favoritism does not necessarily trump competency (or does it?), I think they go hand in hand. Complements as opposed to substitutes, to put an economics spin on it.

I am fascinated by the section below "What Role Does Favoritism Play?"...A vast majority conceded favoritism in promotions exists all around them BUTat the same time they deny it is a  factor in their own promotion decisions.  Curious...

Source: Business Insider
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