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Author Babiak, Paul, author

Title Snakes in suits : when psychopaths go to work / Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare
Edition First edition
Published New York : Regan Books, 2006


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Description xv, 336 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Series New Items
Contents Act I, Scene I: Grand entrance. 1. Nice suit; Would a snake wear such a nice suit? -- 2. Who are these people? -- Act I, Scene II: Off and Running. 3. What you see may not be what you see -- Act II, Scene I: Hail-fellow well-met. 4. Psychopathic manipulation: How did he do that? -- Act II, Scene II: Plucking the apple. 5. Enter the psychopath, stage left -- Act III, Scene I: Panic time. 6. Pawns, patrons, and patsies: roles in the psychopath's drama -- Act III, Scene II: An honest mistake? 7. Darkness and chaos: the psychopath's friends -- Act III, Scene III: Let's do lunch. 8. I'm not a psychopath, I just talk and act like one -- Act IV: Doubts dance away. 9. Enemy at the gates -- Act V, Scene I: Circle the wagons. 10. Hot buttons and weak spots: personal self-defense -- Act V, Scene II: Unraveling the puzzle. 11. The fifth column: psychopaths in our midst -- Act V, Scene III: The rise and the fall
Summary This is a compelling, frightening and scientifically sound look at exactly how psychopaths work in the corporate environment, what kind of companies attract them, how they negotiate the hiring pricess and how they function day by day
Analysis Psychology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-326) and index
Subject Psychology, Pathological.
Employees -- Psychology.
Personnel management.
Psychology, Industrial.
Antisocial personality disorders.
Antisocial Personality Disorder.
Psychology, Industrial.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Author Hare, Robert D., 1934-
LC no. 2006046179
ISBN 9780060837723