psychopathology

When is Psychopathy Adaptive in the Workplace?

I admire researchers who have the courage to explore deeply unpopular questions. Here’s a good example: when is psychopathy helpful? Thus, there appears to be some credence to the notion of a “psychopathic advantage” in that primary psychopaths do have…


Are Psychopathic Leaders Effective or Harmful?

Jacqueline Marhefka over at I/O at Work published a plain-English summary of Shall We Serve the Dark Lords? A Meta-Analytic Review of Psychopathy and Leadership from the Journal of Applied Psychology. The implicative segment of this paper’s title–Shall We Serve…