Finally, Some Unflattering Research About Introverts

December 17, 2014 8:36 PM

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Introverts have many wonderful qualities that help them shine in the workplace. They have a capacity for deep thought and meaningful (if fewer) relationships, they are able to intensely focus on important tasks and they have heightened emotional sensitivity, to name a few. But when it comes to supporting the success of their extroverted colleagues, introverts may fall short.

Introverts are more likely to give low evaluations of job performance to extroverted coworkers, according to two new studies. They're also less likely to give them credit for their achievements or endorse them for raises or promotions, the researchers, led by Dr. Amir Erez of the University of Flori...

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