Megalomaniac Managers

It’s all well and good that Professor Robert Hare and Dr. Paul Babiak have developed a test to detect corporate psychos. The article intriguingly states that “millions of harassed workers could have their worst fears confirmed about their bosses.” Right.

Hello, boss-across-the-hall. Would you mind filling out this 107-point questionnaire? Have it on my desk by the end of the day. Thanks.

One response to “Megalomaniac Managers”

  1. The Navigator

    You left out the best part of the linked article:
    “Professor Hare estimates that 1% of the general population in North America are psychopaths.”

    1%! 1% is one of those figures that sounds low in the abstract, but when you’re talking about the general population of North America, is astronomical. That’s 1 out of every 100 people you know – close to 3 million Americans, and not just any Americans:

    “The professor believes that psychopath’s cold-blooded ability to manipulate others without remorse, coupled with a veneer of charm and high energy can make them extremely successful in many walks of life.”

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