Evolutionary psychology : theoretical foundations for the study of organizations JOD Research Primer Series

  title={Evolutionary psychology : theoretical foundations for the study of organizations JOD Research Primer Series},
  author={Mark van Vugt},
This article provides an introduction to evolutionary psychology and its relevance to organizational design theory and practice. Evolutionary psychology assumes that human nature reflect adaptations to an ancestral environment that was intensely social, but differed profoundly from modern organizations in scale and complexity. Further, organizational structures and cultures co-evolved with human nature to deal with the different environmental challenges early humans faced. In this article, I… CONTINUE READING


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