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What I Observed about Research Networking from Joining the Mafia

I’ve written before about Joseph Pistone, an undercover FBI agent who tricked his way into joining the U.S. mafia in the 1970s, and how his account of the mafia reminds me of my experience of doing research. Here’s another connection between the underworld and the research world. Brasco tells this story about his boss, Sonny, who has just come back from a meeting with the big boss of another organization (Trafficante). Think of this like a middle manager meeting with a CEO of a different company. This is what we read:

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