Honesty Is The Best Policy
May 2011: A recent study published in the journal, Personality and Individual Differences, shows that honesty and humility in employees are good predictors of them receiving high ratings by their supervisors. Check out a summary of the research here.
“The Baylor researchers found that those who self-reported more honesty and humility were scored significantly higher by their supervisors for their job performance. The researchers defined honesty and humility as those who exhibit high levels of fairness, greed-avoidance, sincerity and modesty.”