Whoever achieves successes slowly builds on his status. One sounds like a logical consequence of the other, but research by the RSM has now shown that these kinds of rising stars have a high chance of also creating major failures.

How is it possible that one project under a leader is a resounding success, while another flops? What role does the status of the project leader play in this? Van den Ende addressed this question together with Balazs Szatmari from the University of Amsterdam, Dirk Deichmann from the RSM and Brayden G King from Kellog School of Management.


  • Jan van den Ende
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Referenced

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