Narcissism at Work

Personality Disorders of Corporate Leaders

  • Marie-Line Germain

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Marie-Line Germain
    Pages 1-6
  3. Research Background and Definitions

  4. Understanding NPD Corporate Leaders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Marie-Line Germain
      Pages 71-84
  5. Practice: Practical Solutions for Those Who Work with NPD Corporate Leaders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
  6. Case Studies and Proposed Solutions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
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      Pages 121-150
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      Pages 151-168
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 169-177

About this book


This book explores the damaging effects of personality disorders in corporate leaders, particularly in
regard to organizational variables including employee productivity, motivation, well-being,
retention, and ultimately, the organization’s bottom line. While helping employees recognize
and understand the overt and covert characteristics of malignant narcissism, Narcissism at
Work offers solutions and coping strategies vital for employees, industrial psychologists,
human resource professionals, and organizational leaders in order to optimize business
functions and increase employee well-being.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Marie-Line Germain
    • 1
  1. 1.Western Carolina University AshevilleUSA

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