Someone is appointed as CEO of an organization by it’s knowledge, experience and potential value this person has.
In one side the CEO is the best person knowing what to do with the company, and implicitly this means he has to learn about many details about what’s happening and progressing on it.
Some toxic environments do not understand why the CEO needs to continue learning about what happens, and they see it as weakness.
The paradox is that the person who knows the most in an organization knows that this knowledge is sporadic and has to be replaced by other knowledge.
People who understand this promote continuous learning systems that feed the learning of their organization and themselves.