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How America's most feared CEOs damage their companies

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When people experience feelings of anxiety and fear in the workplace, they are less likely to engage in creative and innovative thinking and more likely to engage in unethical behavior, according to a recent study by PwC and the London School of Business. The report also found that if managers focus more on getting employees to do their job well, as opposed to primarily focusing on the negative outcomes of bad behavior, businesses are likely to have greater success in changing behaviors.