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How narcissistic CEOs put companies at risk

02.28.19

CNN Business Features Prof. Chatman

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Originally published on CNN Business 

CNN Business featured Professor Jennifer Chatman in their recent article "How Narcissistic CEOs put companies at risk":

"People high on the narcissism scale are less sensitive to risk," said Jennifer Chatman, a professor of management at the Berkeley Haas School of Business and one of the researchers on the study.

They also tend to discount negative feedback and are overly confident in their judgment.

Chatman said the lawsuits brought during a narcissistic CEO's tenure usually aren't over headline-grabbing issues so much as basic business practices, like accounting irregularities or patent infringement.

To learn more about the connection between narcissitic CEOs and risk, read the full article on CNN.