Essays about: "Narcissism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 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. 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

  3. 3. Holden Caulfield´s Narcissism Revisited : A Psychoanalytical Study of the Protagonist in J.D. Salinger´s The Catcher in the Rye

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Sara Hayward; [2018]
    Keywords : The Catcher in the Rye; J. D. Salinger; Freud; psychoanalytical literary criticism; narcissism;

    Abstract : Jerome David Salinger´s Holden Caulfield, the protagonist in The Catcher in the Rye, is seen through the lens of psychoanalytical literary criticism. He is a complex character, who is torn between his dreams and emotions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Narcissistic chief executive officers and corporate acquisitions : An upper echelons perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande

    Author : Stuart White; [2018]
    Keywords : narcissism; upper echelons theory; chief executive officer; corporate acquisitions; merger waves; narcissism; upper echelons teori; verkställande direktör; företagsförvärv; merger waves;

    Abstract : This study investigates how chief executive officer narcissism impacts the organizations strategic decisions and outcomes. Rooted in the idea that the organization is a reflection of its top managers, I theorize that narcissistic chief executive officers may influence the decision process leading to corporate acquisitions. READ MORE

  5. 5. POETRY ON POETRY: The Metafictional Elements in the Works of William Wordsworth

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Mark David Vajd; [2017-06-08]
    Keywords : metafiction; self-reflective; diegetic mode; nature;

    Abstract : William Wordsworth is one of the most extensively researched authors in English literature. Despite this, there seem to be no studies looking into the self-reflective elements of his poetry. READ MORE