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Could a CEO's personality type impact how well his or her company does?
Researchers at Stanford, the University of Chicago and Harvard believe the answer is yes. They did a linguistic analysis of conference calls of nearly 5,000 CEOs of publicly traded companies and found that companies with more introverted CEOs outperformed those with extroverted CEOs. The study is a working paper; it is in the process of being peer-reviewed.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Oliver Staley of Quartz about the findings.
This segment aired on August 8, 2016.