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“See You in Court”: How CEO narcissism increases firms’ vulnerability to lawsuits (2017)

"...In spite of the claim that there is both a “bright side” and a “dark side” to narcissistic leadership, overall, there is little evidence that firms with narcissistic CEOs perform better in the long term than do those with less narcissistic leaders, but significant evidence that they can put their organizations at risk." Charles A.O'Reil...

Written by: Charles A. O'Reilly, Bernadette Doerr, Jennifer A. Chatman

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Using tweets to decrypt the personality of Donald Trump and other powerful people (2017)

"In the case of President Trump, researchers conclude he is an 'emotionally unstable innovator'." Queensland University of Technology EurekAlert 27 July 2017 Image:Skidmore "An international research team, led by [Queensland University of Technology]'s Associate Professor Martin Obschonka from the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, employed a...computerised scientific method of analysing digital footprints [on Twitter] to...

Written by: Queensland University of Technology

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Could your personality derail your career? (2017)

"Research over decades suggests that it’s very difficult to change core aspects of your personality after age 30. But you can—through self-awareness, appropriate goal setting, and persistence..." Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, CEO of Hogan Assessments Harvard Business Review, September-October 2017 Issue "When considering what it takes to succeed at work, we often focus on innate strengths: high intelligence, the ability to...

Written by: Daedalus admin

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Putting an end to leaders’ self-serving behavior (2017)

"...when there’s ambiguity in the context, people convince themselves that they deserve more resources than others, a form of motivated reasoning that in turn facilitate[s] their self-serving behavior." Morela Hernandez, associate professor of business administration at Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. MITSloan Management Review, 18 Oct 2017 Image: PanJJ/Shutterstock "...feeling entitled...

Written by: Hernandez, M.

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Sex, power, and the systems that enable men like Harvey Weinstein (2017)

"The to change social systems in which the abuses of power arise and continue unchecked." Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology at University of California, Berkeley.  Harvard Business Review, October 13, 2017 " research into the social psychology of power suggests that — without exculpating corrupt individuals — we also need to take a hard look at the social systems in which they commi...

Written by: Keltner, D.

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Gut check: have you succumbed to hubris? (2017)

“…Sometimes, those who succumb to hubris can act like toddlers. (A) recent example is the video of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick berating one of his drivers..." Vince Molinaro, best-selling author and leadership adviser Personal blog, 23 June 2017. “(Hubris) is a challenge that all leaders must manage – especially those who are extremely successful and yield great power”. “…Sometimes, those who succumb to hu...

Written by: Molinaro, V.

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Where does pride lead? Corporate managerial hubris and strategic emphasis. (2017)

"...high corporate managerial hubris predicts low strategic emphasis on advertising relative to R&D..." MinChung Kim, Ulsan National University of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea; Guiyang Xiong Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, US; Kwang-Ho Kim, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 1-20, 22 May 2017 Abstract:...

Written by: Kim, M., Xiong, G., & Kim, K. H.

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