Are You Too Confident For Your Company’s Good?

Overconfident people can do more harm than good. Professor Karen Jehn from Melbourne Business School says overconfident people can create rifts in workgroups that, without them, would effectively work together on common goals.

The bad news is, these people are often occupying higher management ranks in organisations, even though they may be exactly the sort of people you don’t want in these positions.

In today’s program she says the worst case scenario is when you have two overconfident people who compete against each other.

Listen in to find out how to spot these overconfident people and how to use them for good, rather than evil!

First published on CBS News

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