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Diversi ma non troppo. Studiare gli innovatori in laboratorio
Titolo Rivista: STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI  
Autori/Curatori: Sara Romanò, Tania Parisi, Giulia Bocca, Davide Barrera, Filippo Barbera 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2021 Fascicolo: 2  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  29 P. 38-66 Dimensione file:  491 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SO2021-002002
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La figura dell’innovatore è spesso descritta con le sembianze dell’eroe mo-derno: un individuo con caratteristiche eccezionali e comportamenti radicalmente diversi dal resto della popolazione. In virtù di questa supposta eccezionalità, è an-data sovrapponendosi la logica dell’innovazione con la logica dell’eccellenza, co-sicché, in diversi contesti, le risorse vengono destinate a una platea ristretta di indi-vidui. Questo studio ha il seguente interrogativo: gli innovatori hanno davvero caratteri-stiche così differenti dal resto della popolazione? Per rispondere a questo interroga-tivo, si è condotto un esperimento di laboratorio in cui i comportamenti di un gruppo di lavoratori ad elevato potenziale innovativo sono stati confrontati con quelli di individui a potenziale moderato o meno. Attraverso dei task sono state misurate le differenze tra i due gruppi in termini di propensione alla fiducia inter-personale, al rischio, all’altruismo e all’egualitarismo. I risultati mostrano che nes-suna delle misure comportamentali costruite è più alta tra gli innovatori ad elevato potenziale rispetto al resto dei lavoratori, ad eccezione della propensione al rischio, risultata appena al di sopra della soglia di significatività. Lo studio conclude solle-vando l’avvio di una discussione, anche attraverso ulteriori studi più estesi, circa la legittimità della sovrapposizione tra logica dell’innovazione e logica dell’eccellenza.


Keywords: Logica dell'eccellenza, Avversione al rischio, Fiducia interper-sonale, Altruismo, Esperimenti, Hard-to-survey population

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Sara Romanò, Tania Parisi, Giulia Bocca, Davide Barrera, Filippo Barbera, in "STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI " 2/2021, pp. 38-66, DOI:10.3280/SO2021-002002

   

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