Appendix D. Evaluation of an Entrepreneur by an Industrial Psychologist
Name: J. B. Entrepreneur
By: Industrial Analysis, Inc.
Summary and Recommendation
J. B. Entrepreneur possesses many outstanding qualities for a chief executive officer’s position. J. B. is intelligent and empathic, so he will receive good feedback from subordinates. J. B. is open and flexible enough to use that feedback in a constructive way, making use of the ideas and suggestions of people.
Further, J. B. does possess reasonably strong persuasive motivation. Because the chief executive officer often is in a situation in which he or she must persuade, e.g., dealing with the board, with unions, with department heads, etc., this ability to persuade can be extremely valuable. ...