Essays about: "Narcissism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the word Narcissism.

  1. 1. CEO Signature Size: A Sign of Bad Performance? An Empirical Study on the Predictive Value of CEO Signature Size, as a Proxy for Narcissism, on Operating Firm Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Sofia Fölster; Herman Wartoft; [2019]
    Keywords : Narcissism; CEO; Signature Size; Firm Performance; Performance Fluctuation;

    Abstract : Recently there has been an increased focus on CEO personalities and how the trait of narcissism affects decision-making, firm outcomes and stakeholders. The aim of this study is to test whether CEOs' signature size, as an assumed proxy for narcissism, is predictive of operating performance, performance extremeness and fluctuations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of CEO narcissism on M&A performance – Examining on different narcissism variables

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christian Philipp Dresen; Rolf Sprenger; [2019]
    Keywords : CEO characteristics; narcissism; overconfidence; cumulative abnormal returns; M A intensity; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research study uses an event study regressing cumulative abnormal returns on four different narcissism measures and additional control variables. Moreover, a regression of M&A intensity, measured by the deal size divided by the total market capitalisation of the acquirer, is regressed on the beforementioned narcissism measures and different control variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dark personality traits explain individual differences in organizational preferences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Lena Schumacher; [2019]
    Keywords : dark personality traits; dark triad; social dominance orientation; military ethics; human rights; self-selection; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Research in personality psychology has shown that individuals choose careers led by their personality. More specifically, dark personality traits seem to drive people towards specific environments—with detrimental effects in the workplace. READ MORE

  4. 4. Willy Loman's Deterioration : From a Psychoanalytical Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Rafaela Dimitriadi; [2019]
    Keywords : Willy Loman; Death of a Salesman; Suicide; Narcissism; Borderline Personality Disorder; Psychoanalysis; Freud;

    Abstract : This essay will analyze the protagonist of Arthur Miller’s, Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman, from a psychoanalytical perspective. The purpose is to establish the reason for his suicide. READ MORE

  5. 5. CEO Narcissism, Divestitures and Shareholder Value - A Study on the Nordic Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christian Erlandsson; Alan Beian Alfat; [2019]
    Keywords : Narcissism; Divestitures; event-study; CAR; BHAR; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Title: CEO Narcissism, Divestitures, and Shareholder Value: A Study on the Nordic Market Seminar date: 2019-06-03 Course: BUSN79, Degree project in Accounting & Finance, Graduate level, 15 ECTS-credits Authors: Alan Alfat, Christian Erlandsson Advisor: Håkan Jankensgård Keywords: Narcissism, Divestitures, event-study, CAR, BHAR Purpose: This study aims to investigate whether CEO Narcissism impact the quantum of shareholder value created through divestitures on the Nordic market. Methodology: The study follows a quantitative approach and it has a hypothetical- deductive structure. READ MORE