In reality , people are often not characterized in entirety as takers , givers or neutral . In fact , it’s contextual characteristics related to adjacent cofactors , hence , dependencies and interdependencies . Paradigm can be shifted , hence the attitude as giver or taker . Your outlook is more generalized in effort to cover broader audience . The fact is that, it’s complex ecosystem that plays its role and it’s never individual person’s reflection that helps organization succeed or fail . They are fired in great companies . If you have the evidence please come up with the data , methods , interpretation , variables, confounding factors and let’s figure to the truth . Correlations must not be causations.