Chase Manhattan Corp. chief executive officer Walter Shipley and Douglas Sims, who heads CoBank, a Farm Credit System lender, have at least one thing in common: They are "behaviorists."

That is how the two bankers are described by G. William Dauphinais, vice chairman of human capital at Price Waterhouse LLP and co-author of the new book "Straight from the CEO," to be published March 1. It is a compilation of insights from leaders of 33 companies, ranging from Royal Dutch/Shell Group to Young & Rubicam Inc.

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