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Watch What Happens When Monkey’s Paid Unequally

Here’s a nice introduction to our class conversations about equal pay. Watch how the perception of unequal pay provokes anger and frustration.

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<a href=”http://youtu.be/GcJxRqTs5nk”>In the full Ted Talk version of this talk</a>, the professor notes that when the study continues, eventually, the monkey who gets the grapes (who is getting better paid) eventually stops taking the grapes until the other monkey also gets grapes.

That’s fun and interesting both for HRM purposes, and for those interested in theories of the labour movement and unionization, isn’t it?

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