Originally found at Management Today, by Orianna Rosa Royle.
Leadership positions tend to attract narcissists because of status involved. Yet spotting a narcissist in the C-suite is tricky as climbing the corporate ranks to a position of power requires a certain level of charm, confidence and self-promotion - it's not a huge leap from there to develop an inflated sense of superiority.
Fortunately, research from the Academy of Management Perspectives separates workers whose boasts outweigh their abilities from those with a set of traits classified as a personality disorder.
“Their interests aren’t organisational interests. Their interests are for themselves,” says Birgit Schyns, co-author of the insights and Neoma Business School professor.
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