Archive | Jan, 2011

Without Conscience

Without Conscience

Jan 20th, 20111 Comment

“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

Jan 20th, 20114 Comments

“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

Jan 20th, 2011No Comments

…”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

Jan 18th, 20113 Comments

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