MANAGEMENT: Don't Be Disagreeable

The good wife of a good corporation executive knows her job as well as any other employee on her husband's staff. She is sociable, acts as a "good, low-key stabilizer" for her husband, and knows exactly how to keep in a dead heat with the Joneses without forging ahead by a single grand piano or Buick Roadmaster.

She puts her most fashionable foot forward at company parties, keeps her drinking hand back ("Never get tight at a company party") and, above all, remembers: "Don't be disagreeable to any company people you meet. You never know."

After surveying 130 wives and more than...

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