Personal reputations are an important factor in trust. Prior work has focused on how favorable reputations lead to higher trust than unfavorable ones. In this paper, I examine the effects of other reputation dimensions on trust, specifically reputation breadth (how widespread the reputation is) and reputation consensus (how well agreed upon the reputation is). In two studies, I present participants with reputation information that varies in favorableness, breadth and / or consensus. I find that, for positive reputations, both breadth and consensus increase trust. For negative reputations, Employees frequently shift work relationships as they engage in project-based teams, rotate through departments, and advance in their careers (Burt, 2006; Kilduff, Tsai & Hanke, 2006). In such dynamic environments, personal reputations are importan
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