Narcissism among CEO’s: constructive or destructive

Antoinette Rijsenbilt

Between 0,7% and 1% of the population has to deal with narcissistic personality traits. Will these results also be found among CEO’s? Dr. Antoinette Rijsenbilt, former PhD student at Erasmus School of Economics, did research on the effects of the personality of a director on the business operations, in particular on the influence of narcissism among CEO’s.

The implications of the presence of a narcissistic CEO may have two sides, constructive or destructive. How can a company prevent that this will be destructive for the company? You can find the interview at the website of the Erasmus Institute for Business Economics (EIBE), in Dutch only.

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