Dr. Wayne Baker

What is the Reciprocity Ring?

What is the Reciprocity Ring?

What do Bristol-Myers Squibb, IBM, Boeing, Citigroup, Estee Lauder, UPS, Novartis, and GM have in common? They all use the Reciprocity Ring. The method was developed by University of Michigan sociologist Wayne Baker and his wife Cheryl at Humax. A group is gathered for the purpose of members asking for something important for them in their personal or professional lives.

5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help

5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help

It seems like leaders are always lamenting the lack of cooperation and collaboration in their organisations. But more often than not, the culprit isn’t their employees’ unwillingness to give others a hand — it’s the fact that most people simply don’t, or won’t, ask for help.