Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work
is a book by industrial psychologist Paul Babiak
, Ph.D. and psychopathy
expert Dr Robert D. Hare
, Ph.D. published in 2006.
It covers the nature of psychopaths in the context of employment and explains
- how psychopaths manipulate their way into work and get promoted,
- the effects of their presence on colleagues and corporations, and
- the superficial similarities (and fundamental differences) between leadership skills and psychopathic traits.
The work is interlaced with fictional narrative illustrating how the factual content applies to real life situations.
- ISBN 0-06-083772-1
- ISBN 978-0-06-083772-3