Bosses that are 'too smart' viewed as less competent

Bosses that are 'too smart' viewed as less competent

Whilst most would assume that CEOs and bosses have high levels of intelligence, new research has found that being ‘too smart’ can hold leaders back.

According to research, there is an optimal level of intelligence for a leader and if they go above it, they lose the respect of their employees.

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Comments (1)

  • Sir
    Sir
    Thu, 16 Nov 2017 2:00pm GMT
    What happens if everyone thinks the upper echelons are really good - does that mean they're actually pretty dim ?

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