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Can a successful CEO be a nice person?

The University of California, Berkeley have finally turned the persistent success myth on its he...

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15.29 3 Sep 2020


Can a successful CEO be a nice person?


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The University of California, Berkeley have finally turned the persistent success myth on its head.

In a study that examined the personality dimensions of 450 people over 14 years, they found that ‘’Disagreeableness does not give people an advantage in the competition for power – even in more cut-throat, dog-eat-dog organisational cultures’’.

People who are generous, trustworthy and kind are just as likely to succeed.

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