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Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Leslie Pratch

Abstract

The author is a practicing psychologist who focuses on assessing and coaching executives who occupy or are candidates for top positions in business organizations. In this book she shares insights from more than twenty years of executive evaluations and offers an empirical method of identifying executives who will be effective within organizations—and to flag those who will ultimately fail—by evaluating hidden aspects of personality and character. The book compares candidates with impressive careers and tries to determine which are likely to act with consistently high integrity and exhibit soun ... More

Keywords: executive coaching, business, executive evaluations, effective leadership, executives, active coping

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231168366
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leslie Pratch, author