We have seen organizations achieve incredible success with leaders who exhibit questionable behaviors. There are numerous stories about the petulance of Steve Jobs. Some days he was ‘good Steve’ and other days ‘bad Steve’. Steve Jobs was well known for exaggerated emotional outbursts laced with profanity. Yet still, Apple has been amazingly successful and, as of this writing, is the most valuable company in the Fortune 500 (capitalization).
How does one explain the valuation when the leader(s) can behave so poorly? READ MORE