BE A GOOD ‘UN

Men's Health (South Africa) - - WEALTH -

If you think bul­ly­ing co-work­ers is just part of the path to suc­cess, you’re wrong: ac­cord­ing to re­search by the Buf­falo School of Man­age­ment, lead­ers who pri­ori­tise moral­ity tend to out­per­form their un­eth­i­cal coun­ter­parts. Re­searchers looked at hun­dreds of es­says, books, and stud­ies be­fore con­clud­ing that em­ploy­ees per­ceived eth­i­cal lead­ers as more ef­fec­tive. Staff work­ing at these com­pa­nies were also more sat­is­fied, cre­ative, and proac­tive. As a re­sult, these good-guy-led en­ter­prises per­formed bet­ter over­all. Bot­tom line: fol­low your moral com­pass. Al­ways.

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