Inside the CEO's Brain: Leadership, Management and Neuroscience

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2015 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 2 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Raymond L. Forbes Jr.
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Raymond L. Forbes Jr., "Inside the CEO's Brain: Leadership, Management and Neuroscience," SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies, vol. 2,  no. 6, pp. 11-17, 2015. Crossref,


Of late the role of the Chief Executive Officer or CEO has been subject to considerable scrutiny in both the popular press and in academia. In particular, there appears to be significant interest in how CEOs think. This paper uses some of the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology and management to peek inside the brain of the CEO. Thefocus is on what CEOs think about, how their brains are organized, and their styles of thinking. Additionally, this work will discuss the leadershipmanagement dichotomy, look at how CEO brains might differ from those of others, and investigate available tools for obtaining a better understanding relating to how CEOs think. The paper will conclude with a look at the future and offer a set of conclusions.


Whole Brain, CEO, Leadership, Management, Neuroscience


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