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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiavellianism

Machiavellianism in the workplace refers to individuals who behave in a cold and manipulative manner in business settings. It is an increasingly studied phenomenon. Machiavellianism has been studied extensively over the past 40 years as a personality characteristic that shares features with amoral and manipulative leadership tactics.

www.reference.com/world-view/machiavellian-personality-5b757c24008cac72

Machiavellianism in an individual can be measured using a personality test known as the Mach IV. The test is a 20-item questionnaire that measures an individual's willingness to manipulate other people. Anyone that scores over 60 is considered to have a Machiavellian personality.

www.harleytherapy.co.uk/counselling/machiavellianism-psychology.htm

Machiavellianism in psychology refers to a personality trait which sees a person so focused on their own interests they will manipulate, deceive, and exploit others to achieve their goals. Machiavellianism is one of the traits in what is called the ‘Dark Triad’, the other two being narcissism and psychopathy.

www.wikihow.com/Understand-Machiavellianism

Machiavellianism is one of the three personality traits referred to as the dark triad, along with narcissism and psychopathy, some go so far as to say it is a sub-clinical form of psychopathy. Read up upon the Psychology of Machiavellianism to try to understand what Mach's mind might have been like.

openpsychometrics.org/tests/MACH-IV

Psychological test measuring the personality trait of machiavellianism. Introduction Niccolò Machiavelli was an Italian politician and philosopher in the Renaissance who is famous for his advocacy of political ethics that views effectiveness as more important that morality. He is the source of the phrase "the ends justify the means". In the 1960s, social psychologists Richard Christie an...

psychcentral.com/lib/machiavellianism-cognition-and-emotion-understanding-how...

Machiavellianism is a personality trait involving manipulativeness and deceit, cynical views toward human nature, and a cold, calculating attitude towards others. The trait was conceptualized in ...

changingminds.org/explanations/personality/disorders/machiavellianism.htm

Machiavellianism is not a defined personality disorder, although the extreme forms of it may be classified as Antisocial Personality Disorder. Machiavellianism is a part of of what is called the 'Dark Triad' which also includes Psychopathy and Narcissism. The common thread that runs through these is a selfish view that cares little for other ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717508

Machiavellianism is a personality trait characterized by interpersonal manipulation and associated with specific patterns of emotional and social cognition skills. The aim of this study was to investigate its socio-cognitive characteristics by determining its association and predictors on the basis ...

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The Prince, a book that changed modern politics. However, “Machiavellianism” would also later on become the psychological term of a personality trait that denotes individuals who have a cold ...

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/machiavellians-gulling-the-rubes/201509/meet...

In psychology, Machiavellianism refers to a personality type that does not choose to be, but simply is, a master manipulator. Machiavellians (or “High Machs"; see below) do not need to read The ...