Working with Monsters: How to Identify and Protect Yourself from the Workplace Psychopath

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Does the following person sound familiar? At the workplace, he/she intimidates fellow workers; exhibits impulsive behavior; demonstrates a lack of remorse; and is glib and superficially charming. Workplace psychopaths exist in a variety of institutions. They are individuals who manipulate their way through life and leave an indelible mark on both their victims and society. They are destructive men and women—cunning, self-centered, ruthless, and terrifying. What motivates these individuals? How can coworkers ...

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Overview

Does the following person sound familiar? At the workplace, he/she intimidates fellow workers; exhibits impulsive behavior; demonstrates a lack of remorse; and is glib and superficially charming. Workplace psychopaths exist in a variety of institutions. They are individuals who manipulate their way through life and leave an indelible mark on both their victims and society. They are destructive men and women—cunning, self-centered, ruthless, and terrifying. What motivates these individuals? How can coworkers protect themselves from these "monsters" who hide behind a veneer of respectability? This guide provides a fascinating insight into the mind of the workplace psychopath. Drawing on studies and research in forensic psychology, it shows how to recognize and manage a workplace psychopath.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781740511544
  • Publisher: Random House Australia
  • Publication date: 2/1/2002
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. John Clarke is a professional psychologist and the author of The Pocket Psycho.

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