Why so many bosses are jerks

Published November 9, 2015


Emily Grijalva, assistant professor of organization and human resources, was interviewed on NPR’s Marketplace about why disagreeable people – who are more likely to be self-centered, confrontational and antisocial – are also more likely to become leaders. “When you first meet a narcissist they tend to make a positive impression on you,” she said. “So if you were to meet someone narcissistic at a party you would probably think they were entertaining or attractive.”

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