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  1. SubscriberKewpie
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    27 Jan '13 00:37
    Troublesome colleagues are likely to harbour a "dark triad" of psychopathic tendencies, Machiavellian cunning and narcissistic selfishness, according to a new study. Office workers 'can be psychopaths, Machiavellians, and narcissists. Among the examples of these 'triadics' he gives is the fictional Mafia boss Tony Soprano

    If you feel your colleagues are out to get you, it turns out you could be right.

    A study of office politics suggests that workplaces are a jungle of awkward personalities vying for domination.

    Oliver James, the psychologist and broadcaster, identified three types of dysfunctional personalities among white collar workers: psychopath, Machiavellian, and narcissist.

    These are the colleagues who have no compunction about trampling over others, or like nothing more than to plot and scheme, or who drone on endlessly about themselves.

    Most terrifyingly, the author concluded that there was fourth dysfunctional type: a “triadic person” who is a combination of all three. Such staff, James warns, have a dangerous, yet effective mix of a lack of empathy, self-centredness, deviousness and self-regard which can propel them to the top of the organisations.

    His research is likely to start a guessing game in the offices where he found his anonymous case studies.

    {from a news item in http://www.telegraph.co.uk}
  2. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    Originally posted by Kewpie

    Troublesome colleagues are likely to harbour a "dark triad" of psychopathic tendencies, Machiavellian cunning and narcissistic selfishness, according to a new study. Office workers 'can be psychopaths, Machiavellians, and narcissists. Among the examples of these 'triadics' he gives is the fictional Mafia boss Tony Soprano

    If you feel your colleagues are o ...[text shortened]... e found his anonymous case studies.

    {from a news item in http://www.telegraph.co.uk}
    ... which link, Kewpie?

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  3. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    27 Jan '13 00:57
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    ... which link, Kewpie?

    About 3,910,000 results (0.20 seconds)

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    Bingo-hall vote caps classic piece of EU double dealing - Telegraph

    www.telegraph.co.uk › News › World News › Europe

    3 hours ago – Telegraph.co.uk ... It is the largest single item of EU expenditure, accounting for between 31 and 40 per cent of the ....News Mos ...[text shortened]... /uknews/4399218/A-Cats-Life-photographs-of-cute-cats-and-kittens-by-Jane-Burton.html. 114 ...
    Just Google the first sentence.
  4. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    27 Jan '13 01:01
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    ... which link, Kewpie?

    About 3,910,000 results (0.20 seconds)

    Search Results

    Bingo-hall vote caps classic piece of EU double dealing - Telegraph

    www.telegraph.co.uk › News › World News › Europe

    3 hours ago – Telegraph.co.uk ... It is the largest single item of EU expenditure, accounting for between 31 and 40 per cent of the ....News Mos ...[text shortened]... /uknews/4399218/A-Cats-Life-photographs-of-cute-cats-and-kittens-by-Jane-Burton.html. 114 ...
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9828914/Why-your-boss-could-easily-be-a-psychopath.html
  5. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    27 Jan '13 01:01
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Just Google the first sentence.
    I just read every story. 😞
  6. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    27 Jan '13 01:04
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    I just read every story. 😞
    So, now you're smarter than you were an hour ago.
  7. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    27 Jan '13 01:10
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    So, now you're smarter than you were an hour ago.
    Every time I learn something new, it pushes out something old! Remember that time I took a home wine-making course and forgot how to drive?
  8. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    27 Jan '13 01:13
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis

    I just read every story. 😞
    Toady, Wuss Cakes...
  9. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    27 Jan '13 01:14
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9828914/Why-your-boss-could-easily-be-a-psychopath.html
    Thank you.
  10. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    27 Jan '13 01:15
    Originally posted by ChessPraxis
    Every time I learn something new, it pushes out something old! Remember that time I took a home wine-making course and forgot how to drive?
    ... or manufacture Kool Aid.
  11. SubscriberKewpie
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    27 Jan '13 01:16
    Didn't realise basic google skills weren't universal. My bad. 😳
  12. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    27 Jan '13 01:16
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Thank you.
    Wait, wait. Still doesn't work.
  13. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    27 Jan '13 01:17
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    Didn't realise basic google skills weren't universal. My bad. 😳
    Help,
  14. SubscriberKewpie
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    27 Jan '13 01:313 edits
    Found it again myself by highlighting the first few words, then copy'n'paste into google box:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9828914/Why-your-boss-could-easily-be-a-psychopath.html

    also found 37 other sites. Clearly this stuff is either syndicated or all the sites are owned by the one organisation.

    This is the text that's still sitting in my google box (the search that produced 38 results):
    Troublesome colleagues are likely to harbour a "dark triad" of psychopathic tendencies, Machiavellian cunning and narcissistic selfishness, according to a new study.

    {if you're using Firefox with Linkification, as I do, any web address which appears in RHP forums is already a clickable link, no typing or copy/paste required.}
  15. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    27 Jan '13 01:391 edit
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    Found it again myself by highlighting the first few words, then copy'n'paste into google box:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9828914/Why-your-boss-could-easily-be-a-psychopath.html

    also found 37 other sites. Clearly this stuff is either syndicated or all the sites are owned by the one organisation.

    This is the text that's st hich appears in RHP forums is already a clickable link, no typing or copy/paste required.}
    Finally, found the news article (using your method, rather than highlighting):

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9828914/Why-your-boss-could-easily-be-a-psychopath.html

    "A study of office politics suggests that workplaces are a jungle of awkward personalities vying for domination..."

    Scarry prospect (not unlike the high risk internet in general)
    .
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