Are you looking to learn about when to cooperate and when to compete? A great deal of research has been done around this subject along with volumes of data gathered for research.
The author’s insight on how it is incorrect to pick only one of these approaches. The authors stress for the reader to know when and how to pursue your own interests, not just for yourself but also how to help others achieve theirs. If done correctly this can be a very useful tool at work and home.