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By Annette Simmons

"Power, place, estate. that is been the secret all through human background. And the urge to achieve new territory -- or hold what is already been obtained -- definitely exhibits up in our day-by-day paintings lives. The office, in truth, is ablaze with battles over details, relationships, and authority -- and everybody is scuffling with for mental survival. those turf wars are the most productiveness- and morale-squashing actions that staff interact in. Territorial video games analyzes 10 of those insidious and instinctual acts of gamesmanship -- reminiscent of camouflage...occupation...shunning...intimidation -- and it provides optimistic recommendations for scuffling with territorial habit. Written from the point of view of a behavioral scientist and drawn from in-depth interviews with company managers, the publication explains how one can: * comprehend the roots of territoriality * realize the signs of territorial video games * specialize in organizational ambitions instead of person turf wars * advertise teamwork all through a company * observe counterstrategies to alter damaging behavior."

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