Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan     ISBN-13: 978-3319603292

This book explores the damaging effects of personality disorders in corporate leaders, particularly in regard to organizational variables including employee productivity, motivation, well-being, retention, and ultimately, the organization’s bottom line. While helping employees recognize and understand the overt and covert characteristics of malignant narcissism, Narcissism at Work offers solutions and coping strategies vital for employees, industrial psychologists, human resource professionals, and organizational leaders in order to optimize business functions and increase employee well-being.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Definition and Description (Traits and Skills) of Narcissistic Leaders
  • Assessment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)
  • Narcissism in Leadership and Management: A Research Summary
  • How NPD Leaders Perceive Themselves and Others
  • Considerations for HR, Consultants, and Organizational Psychologists
  • Case Studies and Practical Advice
  • Book Summary and Directions for Future Research