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Leading from the heights

  • Adrian Furnham

Abstract

In that memorable and very British television sketch of the early 1960s, Cleese, Barker, and Corbett explained and portrayed the British class system. Tall, ectomorphic, Cambridge graduate John Cleese looks down his nose at respectable, bespectacled, endomorphic Ronnie Barker. Both look down on the chirpy, vertically challenged, but perfectly formed Ronnie Corbett who “knows his place”.

Keywords

Human Resource Management White Collar Basketball Player High Social Status Childhood Nutrition 
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Copyright information

© Adrian Furnham 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian Furnham
    • 1
  1. 1.BloomsburyLondonEngland

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