1. escalating productivity by joining two or more people or groups on a paired job, frequently with a competitive nature. 2. undermining the togetherness of workers by making them to face off against each other in competitive work environments.

WHIPSAWING: "Construction workers often whipsaw jobs by getting sent to sites in teams of two or more. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WHIPSAWING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/whipsawing/ (accessed September 13, 2021).