Manju Puri and David Robinson on Personality Traits, Attitudes and Managerial Decision Making

Manju Puri and David Robinson

Join us as Manju Puri, J.B. Fuqua Professor of Finance, and David Robinson, Professor of Finance and the William and Sue Gross Distinguished Research Fellow, present:

Personality Traits, Attitudes and Managerial Decision Making

In this session you will learn:

  • How one’s level of optimism from low to extreme affects decision making
  • How CEOs’ personal attitudes like risk aversion or optimism affect their companies’ corporate actions
  • How varying levels of optimism affect the intensity and success of an MBA student’s job search
  • Why peer perceptions of one’s optimism only explain part of the effect

The session with Professors Puri and Robinson took place in October 2013.

View Professor Puri’s Bio (PDF)View Professor Robinson’s Bio

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