559. Are Two C.E.O.s Better Than One?
This episode of Freakonomics Radio explores the concept of co-CEOs in companies. Research suggests that companies with co-CEOs can deliver higher shareholder returns. The episode discusses the benefits and challenges of the co-CEO model, using examples such as RIM's co-CEOs and successful partnerships like Goldman Sachs. It also examines the practical implementation of co-CEOs and draws parallels with pair programming in software engineering. The episode concludes by highlighting the need for bold leadership and debunking myths about solo CEOs as divinely inspired heroes.