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The Psychopaths Killed Another American

Russia Today The Psychopaths killed another American this month. Dave Johnson over at AlterNet is telling the story of Norman Rousseau and his wife – two people who did everything they were supposed to do. They were responsible homeowners who … Continue reading

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Understanding Psychopathic and Sadistic Minds

Maia Szalavitz Time Psychopathic serial killers are a source of infinite public fascination. If best-selling novels, hit TV series and popular films are any indication, you’d think real-life Hannibal Lecters were constantly running amok in the U.S. Thankfully, such offenders … Continue reading

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Celebrity Apprentice scandal

James Thomas Today Tonight Small business owners who lost big money in a failed venture are speaking out, and laying the blame on a high-profile director and reality show star. Read More: Celebrity Apprentice scandal Related: The Corporate Psychopath and … Continue reading

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The Dark Triad: The science of why women like Rihanna dig bad boys like Chris Brown

Ted Thornhill & Fiona Macrae Daily Mail It’s said so often that it’s a cliché – women love bad men. But it turns out that there is a science behind the notion. During a discussion this week on America’s NPR … Continue reading

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Hunting the Psychopath – Mike Cross Interviewed on Freedomain Radio

Stephan Molyneux Freedom Radio The nature, coloring, stripes and habits of the most dangerous human predator… Also — are there some among us born evil? More: http://www.hare.org Freedomain Radio is the largest and most popular philosophy show on the web … Continue reading

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One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers

Alexander Eichler Huffington Post Maybe Patrick Bateman wasn’t such an outlier. One out of every 10 Wall Street employees is likely a clinical psychopath, writes journalist Sherree DeCovny in an upcoming issue of the trade publication CFA Magazine (subscription required). … Continue reading

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Leadership and the rise of the corporate psychopath: What can business schools do about the ‘snakes inside’?

Source: e-Journal of Social & Behavioural Research in Business Abstract Purpose: Leadership styles are reviewed and reassessed given recent research that links destructive leadership behaviours exhibited by unscrupulous executives with traits commonly identified as indicators of corporate psychopathy. Method/approach: A … Continue reading

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Brian Basham: Beware corporate psychopaths – they are still occupying positions of power

Source: Independent Over the years I’ve met my fair share of monsters – rogue individuals, for the most part. But as regulation in the UK and the US has loosened its restraints, the monsters have proliferated. In a paper recently … Continue reading

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The Empathic Civilisation

Source: RSAnimate Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. Our Related Articles Influence of Parenting Styles and Bullying … Continue reading

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The Corporate Psychopaths Theory of the Global Financial Crisis

Source: Springerlink This short theoretical paper elucidates a plausible theory about the Global Financial Crisis and the role of senior financial corporate directors in that crisis. The paper presents a theory of the Global Financial Crisis which argues that psychopaths … Continue reading

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