CEO Narcissism and Accounting : A Picture of Profits

  • Kari Joseph Olsen
  • Published 2011

Abstract

This study investigates the relationship between narcissistic personality characteristics in CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and financial performance measures of earnings-per-share (EPS) and stock valuation. Using panel data from 1992 through 2009, we show that firms with narcissistic CEOs have higher earnings-per-share and share price than those with non… (More)

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