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Dark Personalities in the Workplace

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Author:

Cynthia Mathieu

Dark Personalities in the Workplace

Book2021

 

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Cynthia Mathieu

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Dark Personalities in the Workplace defines dark personalities, their prevalence in the workplace, and how they are best managed. The book brings together research in psychology an ... read full description

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    Chapter 1 - Eliminating the blind spot: defining dark personalities

    Pages 1-25

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    Chapter 2 - How not to attract dark personalities in your organization: dark personalities and career/organization choice

    Pages 27-42

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    Chapter 3 - Employee selection: all that glitters is not gold

    Pages 43-69

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    Chapter 4 - Performance appraisal: how to stop the dark from rising

    Pages 71-96

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    Chapter 5 - Leadership and dark personalities

    Pages 97-121

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    Chapter 6 - Violence in the workplace: the antipersonnel crime theory

    Pages 123-146

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    Chapter 7 - Negative attitudes, counterproductive work behavior, and corporate fraud

    Pages 147-167

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    Chapter 8 - Don’t be afraid of the dark: how to manage dark employees

    Pages 169-189

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    Chapter 9 - Final thoughts

    Pages 191-205

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    Appendix 1

    Pages 207-209

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    Appendix 2

    Pages 211-213

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    Appendix 3

    Pages 215-221

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    Appendix 4

    Pages 223-225

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    Appendix 5

    Pages 227-232

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    Appendix 6

    Pages 233-234

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    Index

    Pages 235-240

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Dark Personalities in the Workplace defines dark personalities, their prevalence in the workplace, and how they are best managed. The book brings together research in psychology and business to both profile these employees and impart best practices for businesses to manage them. Chapters explore narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy in a work context. Coverage includes common behaviors such as incivility, negative attitudes, counterproductive behavior and escalating to harassment, bullying, violence, and fraud. Practical advice is given on how to avoid hiring dark personalities, avoid promoting dark personalities, and how to perform investigations and interventions with dark personalities. With a background in forensic psychology and industrial/organizational psychology, Cynthia Mathieu provides a researched understanding to these personalities, case studies to better understand them, and practical tools and applied solutions for dealing with them.

Dark Personalities in the Workplace defines dark personalities, their prevalence in the workplace, and how they are best managed. The book brings together research in psychology and business to both profile these employees and impart best practices for businesses to manage them. Chapters explore narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy in a work context. Coverage includes common behaviors such as incivility, negative attitudes, counterproductive behavior and escalating to harassment, bullying, violence, and fraud. Practical advice is given on how to avoid hiring dark personalities, avoid promoting dark personalities, and how to perform investigations and interventions with dark personalities. With a background in forensic psychology and industrial/organizational psychology, Cynthia Mathieu provides a researched understanding to these personalities, case studies to better understand them, and practical tools and applied solutions for dealing with them.

Key Features

  • Integrates psychology and business literature on dark personalities
  • Identifies common personality features and behaviors
  • Suggests HR protocols to avoid hiring dark personalities
  • Addresses how to manage and review performance for dark personalities
  • Explores the importance of leadership and organizational culture
  • Presents case studies and applied solutions
  • Provides recommendations for investigations and interventions
  • Integrates psychology and business literature on dark personalities
  • Identifies common personality features and behaviors
  • Suggests HR protocols to avoid hiring dark personalities
  • Addresses how to manage and review performance for dark personalities
  • Explores the importance of leadership and organizational culture
  • Presents case studies and applied solutions
  • Provides recommendations for investigations and interventions

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-815827-2

Language

English

Published

2021

Copyright

Copyright © 2021 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

Authors

Cynthia Mathieu

Business Department, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada