People! Who needs 'em?

Knowledge@Wharton is out with a couple of articles on the X-factor at work, relationships.

The mindset we bring from home affects the day's work performance more profoundly than developments on the job. It's a dynamic that organizations don't take seriously enough. Secondly, broken trust at work is hard to restore, particularly when co-worker deception is involved.

In both cases, obvious work and organizational performance penalties apply.