Snakes in Suits

Snakes in Suits

When Psychopaths Go to Work

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A revealing look at psychopaths in the workplace-how to spot their destructive behavior and stop them from creating chaos.

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Let's say you're about to hire somebody for a position in your company. Your corporation wants someone who's fearless, charismatic, and full of new ideas. Candidate X is charming, smart, and has all the right answers to your questions. Problem solved, right? Maybe not.

Psychopaths 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. In Snakes in Suits, corporate psychologist Dr. Paul Babiak teams up with psychopathy expert Dr. Robert Hare to focus on the psychopath's role in modern corporations. They found that it's exactly the modern, open, more flexible corporate world that is the perfect breeding ground for these employees.

Snakes in Suits reveals psychopaths' secrets, introduces the ways in which they manipulate and deceive, and helps listeners see through their games. It is a compelling, frightening, and scientifically sound look at exactly how psychopaths work in the corporate environment, teaching you how they apply their "instinctive" manipulation techniques to business processes. It's a must listen for anyone in the business world, making you aware of the subtle warning signs of psychopathic behavior-before it's too late.

Publisher: New York : Regan Books
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781452624242
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
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Additional Contributors: Hare, Robert D. 1934-
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Arachne
May 02, 2012

Very basic book on psychopathic personality disorder and what behaviour these people often show in the workplace. Addressed to H.R., supervisors, and coworkers who may well encounter psychopaths at some time during their careers. Anyone who's taken a basic level Psychology class or read Psychology Today, for example, won't find much new here.

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