Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go To Work

Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go To Work

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Researchers Paul Babiak and Robert Hare have long studied psychopaths. Recently the two came together to study how psychopaths operate in corporations, and the results were surprising. They found that it's exactly the modern, open, more flexible corporate world, in which high risks can equal high profits, that attracts psychopaths. They may enter as rising stars and corporate saviors, but all too soon they're abusing the trust of colleagues, manipulating supervisors, and leaving the workplace in shambles. Snakes in Suits is a compelling, frightening, and scientifically sound look at exactly how psychopaths work in the corporate environment: what kind of companies attract them, how they negotiate the hiring process, and how they function day by day.

ISBN: 9780061147890

Published Date: January 1, 2007

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 336

Size: 8.97" l x 5.93" w x 0.96" h