One in five bosses is a psychopath, research reveals – Sydney Morning Herald

The image illustrates some theory of famous ps...

The image illustrates some theory of famous psychologist Melanie Klein, advanced by John Steiner (1979). The theory is about how Borderline Personality Disorder develops and how it interacts with other disorders. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This unusual article from the SMH is worth a read. Citing new research, it claims that you are just as likely to come up against a psychopathic boss in your office as you are in the prison population.

Source: One in five bosses is a psychopath, research reveals

I don’t know about you but in my long career I came across a number of people with severe personality disorders.

The article cites corporations more interested in qualifications than personality.

Have you met a psychopath at work?

Thoughts?