Check your ego, but don't leave it at the door

Hayward, Mathew (2007) Check your ego, but don't leave it at the door. Leader to Leader, 2007 44: 52-58. doi:10.1002/ltl.232

Author Hayward, Mathew
Title Check your ego, but don't leave it at the door
Journal name Leader to Leader   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1087-8149
Publication date 2007
DOI 10.1002/ltl.232
Volume 2007
Issue 44
Start page 52
End page 58
Total pages 7
Place of publication San Francisco, CA
Publisher Jossey-Bass
Language eng
Subject 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Abstract We’re all too aware of how CEO hubris is stamped on business failures—from Parmalat, Swissair, and Vivendi in Europe to Enron and WorldCom in the United States to the National Kidney Foundation in Singapore. Very often, hubris is the handiwork of egotistical and reckless leaders of business and state. We hear about the downfall of these individuals on almost a daily basis, and you probably have no trouble conjuring your favorite example of an executive whose excessive ego and stubborn pride has resulted in financial and professional disaster.

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