2014

Want to Be CEO? Stand Tall.

2014-06-09 Wall Street Journal

A study of 1.3 million Swedish men found—not too surprisingly–that chief executives score highly on measures of intelligence and soft skills, with top scorers more likely to helm large companies. This is the foundings of a sudy on Swedish data by researchers Samuli Knupfer and Matti Keloharju, bort affiliated to IFN. "But talent isn’t the only predictor for success. CEOs in the sample tended to be taller than average" WSJ writes in a blog post.

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