Was the Super Chicken Theory All Wrong?
As organizations reexamine their workforce amid AI advancements and downsizing, we wonder if it’s also time to reexamine the super chicken theory. In biologist William Muir’s famous experiment, a group of high-performing hens that were housed together pecked each other (sometimes to death) rather than inspiring each other to produce more eggs. A similar idea – that you can’t have more than a few top people on the same team – remains widespread in many organizations. But maybe it’s time to rethink that notion. Read more in Fast Company.