This is really interesting!
When money’s on the line, who would you prefer to work with, a competent jerk or a really likable fool?
“You can fill a room with studies on leadership that hail the importance of being a likable, honest, caring, and modest boss.”
“In the work world, however, that’s not what people want most. When people have a chance to choose whom to work with, and their own success depends in part on those people, a new study finds that cold competence becomes more important and likability less so.”
Yes, there is research to back this up and you can read the article HERE.