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Originally posted by antonia
reply to post by virraszto
Because her boss is sick and probably going to die without that kidney. People will do all sorts of low down dirty stuff to stay alive and this is just another example of that.
Originally posted by virraszto
I heard about this a few minutes ago on the radio. How crazy is that?
I heard that the lady turned out not to be such a good match, but donated her kidney anyway, so her boss
could move up on the waiting list. Either way, how could her boss fire her?
Psychopaths -- narcissists guided without conscience, who mimic rather than feel real emotions -- bring to mind serial killers such as Ted Bundy or fictional murderers such as Hannibal Lecter or "Dexter," the anti-hero of the popular Showtime TV series. But psychologists say most psychopaths are not behind bars -- and at least one study shows people with psychopathic tendencies are four times more likely to be found in senior management.
One advantage psychopaths have is they are not swimming in the sea of emotions that color and guide most of our decision-making. "Psychopaths are great bullies," said Boddy, author of the book, "Corporate Psychopaths: Organizational Destroyers."
"They are cunning and manipulative, and great at engineering situations. Although they don't have emotions themselves, they can create emotional situations," Boddy said. "The rest of us don't even realize we're being manipulated until it's too late."
Leadership qualities are very similar to psychopathic behaviour traits
Psychopathy is three times more common in senior executives than in the wider population
A psychopathic leader can be extremely effective – as long as their self interest is aligned with
the wider organisation
However, their brain chemistry prevents them from assessing risk effectively and this can lead
to value-destroying mistake