Corporate Psychopaths: Organizational Destroyers

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

byClive Boddy

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Psychopaths are little understood outside of the criminal image. However, as the recent global financial crisis highlighted, the behavior of a small group of managers can potentially bring down the entire western system of business. This book investigates who they are, why they do what they do and what the consequences of their presence are.

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Psychopaths are little understood outside of the criminal image. However, as the recent global financial crisis highlighted, the behavior of a small group of managers can potentially bring down the entire western system of business. This book investigates who they are, why they do what they do and what the consequences of their presenc...

CLIVE BODDY has been studying the effects of Corporate Psychopaths as experienced by hundreds of managers over the past five years. This has included collecting information on the perceived levels of incidence of experiencing Corporate Psychopaths, collecting reports of critical incidents involving potential Corporate Psychopaths and ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230284728

ISBN - 13:9780230284722

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Corporate Psychopaths as Organisational Destroyers
The Origins of Corporate Psychopaths
Corporate Psychopaths, Bullying, Conflict and Unfair Supervision in the Workplace
The Influence of Corporate Psychopaths on Corporate Social Responsibility and Organisational Commitment to Employees
Corporate Psychopaths and Organisational Constraints
Corporate Psychopaths and Workload
Corporate Psychopaths and Job Satisfaction
The Organisational Seniority of Corporate Psychopaths
Corporate Psychopaths and Organisational Type
Corporate Psychopaths and Withdrawal from Work
Critical Incidents in the Behaviour of Corporate Psychopaths
Encouragement of Corporate Psychopaths by Organisations 206
Corporate Psychopaths compared to other Dark Leadership Personalities: Antisocial Personalities, Dissocial Personalities, Psychotics, Sociopaths, Narcissists and Machiavellians
The Corporate Psychopaths Theory of the Global Financial Crisis
Ethical Issues Involving Corporate Psychopaths