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New Book Asks Why So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:27pm
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Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an organizational psychologist, a professor of business psychology at Columbia University and University College London and chief talent scientist at ManpowerGroup. The title of his new book, "Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (And How to Fix It)," bluntly wonders about why women are so underrepresented in positions of leadership.

Chamorro-Premuzic spoke to The Show about how we often confuse displays of confidence with competence and why we continue to make that mistake.

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