Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Tyranny Of Extroverts

Here's a book that provides insight into why some people love open cubicles and a highly collaborative/noisy environment, and others don't:

It's unfortunate that the extroverts got the upper hand, because it's easy to work as an extrovert in an environment designed for introverts, but the converse is not true.

The author lists some contributions made by introverts. For example, the theory of relativity. Who knows what other contributions we're forfeiting, or at least slowing down, by creating environments in which introverts cannot be productive?