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If Humble People Make The Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall For Charismatic Narcissists?

If Humble People Make The Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall For Charismatic Narcissists?

If Humble People Make The Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall For Charismatic Narcissists?

This brief interesting article from Harvard Business Review by Margarita Mayo attempts an explanation. In the studies quoted, they supported the theoretical assertion that CEO humility has important implications for the firm’s processes and outcomes, with more collaboration, information sharing, and jointly making decisions between the CEO and its top management team. The firm will also tend to have a lower pay disparity between the CEO and the top management team, and will be more likely to adopt an ambidextrous strategic orientation, which will be associated with stronger firm performance. Quite apart from team dynamics, the CEO’s modelling on humility tends to be emulated by their followers as well, creating a shared interpersonal team process, which invariably will create a team emergent state focused on progressive performance in striving forward in achieving the team’s highest potential.

Read Article Here:

https://hbr.org/2017/04/if-humble-people-make-the-best-leaders-why-do-we-fall-for-charismatic-narcissists

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