A successful leader or a psychopathic individual?

Andrews, Holly; Furniss, Paul
December 2009
Management Services;Winter2009, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p22
Academic Journal
The article discusses the characteristics of psychopaths. Psycopathy refers to a personality disorder characterized by superficial charm, grandiosity, deceitfulness, a lack of remorse, lack of empathy, a failure to take responsibility, impulsivity, lack of goals, poor behavioural controls and antisocial behaviour. Psycopaths are interested in transitional organisations that are capable of providing high potential for rewards and a stimulating environment. Furthermore, psycopaths frequently spend much of their time trying to manipulate people.


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