Internal Study: Being nice at the office doesn’t pay Disagreeable men and women earn more than their polite counterparts. Is it time to start being a jerk? By Michael SebastianNov. 1, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.