Would you rather work with someone who is lazy or someone who is a "downer" (negative attitude all the time)?

Bignuf Bignuf
Let's see if our poll here agrees with a national poll I just heard the results of!
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
I would rather work with a lazy person then a "downer" person.
gatewayer57@yahoo.com , Bubba29 , Bignuf , Sincerely Yours, N , subwayrailings
5
I would rather work with a "downer" person then a lazy person.
edeneve , C&K0143 , SecretKinksters , earthmama
4
Other? (This was not an option in the "real" study).
Total votes: 9 (9 voters)
Poll is closed
09/23/2013
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edeneve edeneve
I've learned not to take on other's emotions so I would find working with a negative person less difficult than a lazy person. and a lazy co-worker -- like nails on a chalkboard!
09/23/2013
C&K0143 C&K0143
My biggest issue is people who don't do the work there contracted to do. I don't really care how happy or positive they are as long as they do their job. - C
09/24/2013
Bignuf Bignuf
Quote:
Originally posted by C&K0143
My biggest issue is people who don't do the work there contracted to do. I don't really care how happy or positive they are as long as they do their job. - C
However, that isn't the way the poll went. Nationally, far more people said a "downer" is far more disruptive to work place happiness and productivity, then one single lazy employee!!!
09/24/2013
SecretKinksters SecretKinksters
Attitude can be dealt with, being lazy is infuriating for me to deal with.
09/24/2013
subwayrailings subwayrailings
id definitely not wanna work with a super negative person BUT i am also very lazy so combine two lazy people and nothing gets done ??
09/27/2013
cmm cmm
As long as they can get the work done, I don't have any problems dealing with a negative attitude.
09/27/2013
Total posts: 7
Unique posters: 6