trustingness


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Noun1.trustingness - the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of otherstrustingness - the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others; "the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
credulity - tendency to believe readily
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To get into one's values with another requires a trustingness and a willingness to risk letting someone get close enough to see some of one's "scummy" values that need to be changed.
More specific virtues related to fairness include truthfulness and trustingness, which is a reasonable willingness to trust others (the opposite of both suspiciousness and gullibility).
If we really could ever figure out what the dynamics of this trustingness are, then we may be able to better select senior managers for their ability to delegate and trust.