A study in Sweden looked at the health records of 25,000 CEOs to explore the role of mental and physical well-being on tenure, governance and policies.
Mental health is frequently in the news, mostly in the context of efforts to help those who find themselves suffering. In corporates, however, researchers have found that some effort is also expended on disposing of chief executives who may find themselves with mental health issues.
A study in Sweden looked at the health records of 25,000 individuals who served as chief executives to explore the role of health in corporate governance. Their findings were stark.
While CEOs do not appear to suffer from physical or mental health issues any more or less than an average member of the population—indeed, in some respects they may be healthie
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