- Narcissism refers to people who are self-obsessed and believe that they are special, gifted, and superior to others. They tend to respond affirmatively to statements such as, “People see me as a natural leader.”
- Machiavellianism describes people who are manipulative, tricky, and ingratiating. The tend to respond affirmatively to statements like, “It is not wise to tell your secrets.”
- Psychopathy describes people who are dangerously risk-seeking and lack empathy for others. They tend to express agreement with statements such as, “People who mess with me always regret it.”
- People often say I’m out of control.
- I tend to fight against authorities and their rule.
- I’ve been in more fights than most people of my age and gender.
- I tend to dive in, then ask questions later.
- I’ve been in trouble with the law.
- I sometimes get into dangerous situations.
- People who mess with me always regret it.
- It’s not wise to let people know your secrets.
- Whatever it takes, you must get the important people on your side.
- Avoid direct conflict with others because they may be useful in the future.
- Keep a low profile if you want to get your way.
- Manipulating the situation takes planning.
- Flattery is a good way to get people on your side.
- I love it when a tricky plan succeeds.
- People see me as a natural leader.
- I have a unique talent for persuading people.
- Group activities tend to be dull without me.
- I know that I am special because people keep telling me so.
- I have some exceptional qualities.
- I’m likely to become a future star in some area.
- I like to show off every now and then.
By: Mark Travers
Title: What Psychological Traits Are Found In Toxic Employees? New Research Investigates
Sourced From: www.ivyexec.com/career-advice/2021/what-psychological-traits-are-found-in-toxic-employees-new-research-investigates/
Published Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 13:55:41 +0000
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