Covid, Work, and Travel

It’s about people, not rules

Jennifer Jacobs
Dec 11, 2020 · 5 min read

As someone who spends a lot of time observing and helping with human behavior, it is interesting to study why people follow rules. Sometimes, a rule would seem to pit individual actions with collective well-being. When we have to roll out a new rule, I don’t think it is useful to frame it that way, though. If we need people to follow a rule that is for the benefit of others…