MANAGEMENT: Presidential Worries

To the outside world the corporation president is the embodiment of sleek self-assurance, but to those who know him best he is a hagridden worrier with an "almost masochistic capacity for self-criticism." So says Lyle M. Spencer, himself a president (of Science Research Associates) and personnel expert, in a report in the current Harvard Business Review on the results of a three-year quiz of the more than 950 members of the Young Presidents Club.

Of "the ten problems that worry presidents," Spencer found that several are such common things as securing working...

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