The career importance of speaking up

According to Newswise

The results revealed that team members with the most dominant personalities were rated the highest for such qualities as general intelligence, dependability, and self-discipline. At the same time, subjects perceived less outspoken workers as having less desirable traits, giving them high scores for being conventional and uncreative.


While the findings may be troubling to some, they may be helpful to managers who may want to look a little closer when judging their employees’ true productivity and value. The study’s results may also help individuals achieve improvement in their own reputations – just by speaking up.



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