Tag: narcissism

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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The Bright-Side And The Dark-Side Of A Leader’s Personality

July 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Bright-Side And The Dark-Side Of A Leader’s Personality

This post originally appeared in 2010 as “Five evidence-based outcome of both the bright-side and the dark-side of a leader’s personality” on David Burkus‘ website Leader Lab. I wrote a very brief summary of it in 2010 on this site as well. I’m updating and reposting it again because the findings are important and it’s a […]

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