Various studies have indicated that many bosses have psychopathic traits and tendencies, in fact a report from 2010 called Corporate Psychopathy: Talking the Walk revealed that there were at least three times as many psychopaths in executive or CEO roles than in the overall population. However, according to CNBC, more recent data has found it’s now risen to a much higher figure of 20%. And this is due to many businesses having back-to-front recruitment strategies, as suggested by forensic psychologist Nathan Brooks. He previously said: “Too often companies look at skills first and then secondly consider personality features,” reported Psychology.org. READ MORE Major boss sacking holds stark leadership lessons “Really it needs to be firstly about the candidate’s...
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