From strategy+business: The level of risk that an orga­ni­za­tion assumes over time is directly related to the CEO’s person­ality. Exec­u­tives with nega­tive person­al­i­ties, exhibiting nervous­ness or worry, are less likely to take risks that gener­ally prove to be unfa­vor­able. Research published in British Journal of Manage­ment, vol 21, no 2. · Go to Person­ality type and risk appetite →