or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Culture › Business, Careers & Education › Less Agreeable People Make More Money
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Less Agreeable People Make More Money

post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
http://www.businessinsider.com/study-mean-people-earn-higher-salaries-2011-8

http://nd.edu/%7Ecba/Nice--JPSPInPress.pdf

The study, titled "Do Nice Guys -- and Gals -- Really Finish Last?", uses survey data to examine "agreeableness" and finds that men who disagree with others often make 18%, or $9,772 annually, more in salary than those who agree with colleagues.
post #2 of 9
Makes sense to me.
post #3 of 9
Agreeableness = niceness?
post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by harvey_birdman View Post

Agreeableness = niceness?

In essence, yes. Agreeable people compromise more with others and are much more likely to place others' needs before them or retreat on a particular issue to maintain the peace.
post #5 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by willpower View Post

http://www.businessinsider.com/study-mean-people-earn-higher-salaries-2011-8

http://nd.edu/%7Ecba/Nice--JPSPInPress.pdf

The study, titled "Do Nice Guys -- and Gals -- Really Finish Last?", uses survey data to examine "agreeableness" and finds that men who disagree with others often make 18%, or $9,772 annually, more in salary than those who agree with colleagues.

I disagree with this premise. And you for posting this. And this whole forum.
post #6 of 9
Warren Buffet is agreeable Bill Gates is agreeable Richard Branson is agreeable

and might I add they are all also happy as well
post #7 of 9
Key point: less agreeable

Ie. be firm in your beliefs but not a dick.

Nothing new to see here
post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Elusive View Post

Warren Buffet is agreeable Bill Gates is agreeable Richard Branson is agreeable

and might I add they are all also happy as well


yes, you know this because of all of the business you have done with them.
post #9 of 9
Agreeing with most people = being wrong most of the time.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Business, Careers & Education
Styleforum › Forums › Culture › Business, Careers & Education › Less Agreeable People Make More Money