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New Book Asks Why So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an organizational psychologist, a professor of business psychology at Columbia University and University College London and chief talent scientist at ManpowerGroup. The title of his new book, " Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (And How to Fix It)," bluntly wonders about why women are so underrepresented in positions of leadership.

Chamorro-Premuzic spoke to The Show about how we often confuse displays of confidence with competence and why we continue to make that mistake.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.