Guest Post by Maren Kasselik
Eating crow could help you climb the corporate ladder: Humble leaders are more effective and better liked by coworkers, finds a study to be published in the Academy of Management Journal.
Humility in the workplace is defined by three traits:
- The ability to admit your mistakes
- The ability to spotlight your subordinates’ strengths
- The ability to be teachable or accept correction
The study also found humility was contagious; humble leaders’ subordinates were more willing to admit their own mistakes,...