The Migrant to Amigrant Scale

I was thinking that one scale, one way to think about different people distributed along it, is what I might term the Migrant to Amigrant Scale.

On this scale, Migrants would be those who tend to respond to adverse situations they face by:

1) Changing themselves,

2) Trying to change the situation or

3) Migrating to somewhere less adverse.

Amigrants tend to respond to adverse situations by:

1) Not changing themselves,

2) Not trying to change their situation but preferring to complain about their situation or even better toblame others for it and

3) Not moving to less adverse places; and greatly resenting those who do.

And it is a sliding scale between Very Migrant to Very Amigrant, rather than a grouping of humanity into two separate groups, which not be a Migrant thing to do. 🙂

About creativeconflictwisdom

I spent 32 years in a Fortune Five company working on conflict: organizational, labor relations and senior management. I have consulted in a dozen different business sectors and the US Military. I work with a local environmental non profit. I have written a book on the neuroscience of conflict, and its implications for conflict handling called Creative Conflict Wisdom (forthcoming).
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