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  • Without Conscience

    Without Conscience

    "The discussion uses infamous psychopaths and serial killers as exemplars for key symptoms; providing the reader a ‘peek over the psychologist’s shoulder’ at these extraordinarily destructive individuals."

  • Workplace Predation: A Discussion

    Workplace Predation: A Discussion

    "We present a brief discussion of organizational psychopathy in response to the books Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths go to Work and Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of Psychopaths Among Us. In particular, we examine how psychopaths enter the workplace and ascend to leadership, and how a psychoanalytical perspective can help organizations prevent the damage that they can cause."

  • Snakes in Suits

    Snakes in Suits

    ..."Puts squarely on the conference table the potential seriousness of psychopathic individuals in the workplace. Psychopaths constitute about 1% of the population and as many as 10% of employees are in the ‘grey zone’ possessing psychopathic features even if they are not diagnosed."

  • The Ego Ideal

    "The ego ideal is a very important concept in thinking through the relation among self, the exercise of power, and democratic practices."