The bright-side and the dark-side of CEO personality: examining core self-evaluations, narcissism, transformational leadership, and strategic influence.

@article{Resick2009TheBA,
  title={The bright-side and the dark-side of CEO personality: examining core self-evaluations, narcissism, transformational leadership, and strategic influence.},
  author={Christian J. Resick and Daniel S. Whitman and Steve Weingarden and Nathan J. Hiller},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={94 6},
  pages={
          1365-81
        }
}
This article reports on an examination of the relationships between chief executive officer (CEO) personality, transformational and transactional leadership, and multiple strategic outcomes in a sample of 75 CEOs of Major League Baseball organizations over a 100-year period. CEO bright-side personality characteristics (core self-evaluations) were positively related to transformational leadership, whereas dark-side personality characteristics (narcissism) of CEOs were negatively related to… 

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