August 22, 2018

In a story described by CNN as "a twisting saga of intertwined legal plots and human drama dripping with hubris", Trump fixer Cohen implicates the President in a Federal crime. Cohen acted "in coordination and at direction of a candidate for federal office"....

August 21, 2018

A recent study by researchers from China and the UK looked at the relationship between CEO hubris and corporate unethical behavior, specifically pollution.  Using media-based evaluations of CEO hubris and firms’ appearance on the Pollution List, in a sample of 236 Chin...

August 21, 2018

The American writer Roy Scranton writes in The New York Times that the technological hubris that brought about the unintended negative consequences of climate change could contain the seeds of destruction for the Anthropocene age.

May 25, 2018

At the CIPD’s Developing Line Managers Conference in London this week, delegates discussed the role that line managers can play, and the skills they need, in holding back hubristic bosses.  The conference highlighted the unique pivot point position that line managers o...

May 20, 2018

Donald Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani is trying to clear up a ‘hubris-inspired mess’ caused by his ‘uniquely Trumpian blend of over-confidence and lack of discipline’, according to this report in the Washington Post.

May 20, 2018

In their report into the collapse of British multinational facilities management and construction services company Carillion plc., a House of Commons Select Committee blamed the company’s collapse on the “recklessness, hubris and greed” of directors who put their own s...

April 8, 2018

Chief Exec. of Cambridge Alexander Nix pushed the boundaries of big data to the point of backfire; according to one source quoted in the FT: “He [Nix]) managed to take the opportunity of a lifetime for his company…[but]...his hubris and arrogance, wanting people to thi...

February 19, 2018

As Robert Mueller's investigation gets closer to the White House, Vanity Fair speculates on whether The President's overconfidence will lead him to say things that will actually get him into even more trouble.

February 5, 2018

Hubristic CEOs have 'blind-spot' for their weaknesses and, as a result, are at serious risk of derailment according to an article in Chief Executive.  It quotes Director of OD at Google, Stuart Kaplan, as saying as a leader you "have to suppress your ego, let go of hav...

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Lord David Owen wrote recently that he has been pursuing the matter of hubris on the part of leaders in politics and business for the past 15 years. ‘...

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