Thrill-seeking pilots make for good corporate CEO’s

Author: Mendoza College

Thrill-seekers, like private airplane pilots, tend to make effective chief executive officers, a new research has found.


The study documents a link between the personality traits of high-flying executives and business moves such as mergers, acquisitions and accumulation of debt.

The study is co-authored by Stephen McKeon, an assistant professor of finance at the UO’s Lundquist College of Business; and Matthew Cain, an assistant professor of finance at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

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