Leadership & Workplace Dynamics

Psychopaths may not be as useful in leadership as you think — and women are often punished for dark traits while men are rewarded

Business Insider

Business Insider featured Management & Organization professor Charlice Hurst's research in a roundup of studies about psychopaths in the workplace.

Lead author Charlice Hurst, an assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, said that this is harmful in the long run because it could enable people who are likely to "perpetuate abusive cultures."

Notre Dame Stories: Confidence, building

Notre Dame Stories: Confidence, building

Andy Fuller

In this episode: Confidence, building.

New research from Mendoza College of Business on confidence says nonverbal cues can help people avoid the social penalties of overconfidence. And, a collaboration between Notre Dame’s School of Architecture and the City of South Bend shows how buildings from the past can help plan for the future.…

Here's your class assignment: Get involved

Carol Elliott

Chris Stevens' Principles of Management students practice the mission of Mendoza by helping nonprofit organizations, local businesses and other causes. Their current projects include the Logan Center and a 15-year-old victim of the Parkland school shooting.

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Shannon Roddel

When you hear the term “psychopath,” you probably picture Charles Manson or Jeffrey Dahmer. Psychologists, however, define it as a personality trait, and we all fall somewhere along a scale from low to high levels of psychopathy.

In the workplace, employees respond differently to abusive management styles, in part due to their varying levels of psychopathy, according to a new study from the University of Notre Dame.