TITLE

Egonomics

AUTHOR(S)
Marcum, David; Smith, Steven
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2007, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effect of ego in relation to leadership and organizational success. In the right amount, ego drives out insecurity, fear and apathy. But when it goes on too much, ego result to over-confidence and false illusion of one's capabilities. The authors relate that if a person lets his ego rule over, an assertive person becomes pushy, analytical becomes pessimistic, and independent becomes detached and self-absorbed.
ACCESSION #
26826642

 

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