The Dark Tetrad and Political Leadership 2500-EN-PS-EAc-26
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The ‘Dark Tetrad’ in psychology is understood as a group of four personality components: Machiavellianism, narcissism, psychopathy, and sadism. According to a popular view, these personal characteristics are often associated with "successful" leadership.
Type of course
As a result of attending the proposed course students will be able to :
• remember the definition or descriptions of the Dark Tetrad’s components and its subtypes
• distinguish narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism, and sadism from other personality disorders/traits
• understand, characterize and explain the history of the Dark Tetrad concept
• analyze leaders who could be characterized by the components of the Dark Tetrad
• evaluate the consequences of leading based on the Dark Tetrad traits
• combine knowledge relevant to personality and leadership from different subfields, such as social, personality, and forensic psychology, and psychopathology.
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