Tag: narcissism

Leadership, Narcissism, And Parental Income

March 5, 2017 5 Comments
Leadership, Narcissism, And Parental Income

An exceptional new study on the link between narcissism and leadership was recently published in one of our top academic journals. The study of 229 recent graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, all lieutenants and captains at the time of the study, showed a strong negative relationship between narcissism, leadership behaviors, […]

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Narcissistic Leadership: A Review Of The Most Recent Evidence

January 26, 2017 2 Comments
Narcissistic Leadership: A Review Of The Most Recent Evidence

I hate to break this to you, but every leader reading this is a narcissist. Yes, that includes you. Narcissism is a personality trait, and like many other personality traits, it exists in all of us along a continuum from low to high levels; hence, narcissistic leadership is a trait we all share to some […]

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CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

August 16, 2016 4 Comments
CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

Servant leadership is a belief in and practice of “leadership that places the good of those led over the self-interest of the leader, emphasizing leader behaviors that focus on follower development and de-emphasizing glorification of the leader” (Hale and Fields, 2007, p. 397). Servant leaders see themselves as a resource, not the source or oracle […]

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Is A Narcissistic Leader Good For Your Organization?

July 25, 2016 2 Comments
Is A Narcissistic Leader Good For Your Organization?

We know from research reported here yesterday  that on an interpersonal level, narcissistic leaders leave a lot to be desired (ok, they suck). If you work for a narcissist, you are not likely inspired by your leader’s vision (if he/she has even offered one), you are probably not recognized and rewarded the way you should be for your […]

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