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The Psychology of Power, Temptation at the Top, by Jaap van Ginneken

Label
The Psychology of Power, Temptation at the Top, by Jaap van Ginneken
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The Psychology of Power
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
894963297
Responsibility statement
by Jaap van Ginneken
Sub title
Temptation at the Top
Summary
The author tests the hypothesis that hubris and the Bathsheba syndrome tend to affect all top leaders, by zooming in on the best known and very highest executives of our own day and age, and examines the psychological forces tugging at the top level of political leadership
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowlegements; About the Author; THE BATHSHEBA SYNDROME - Introduction; 1 LUST or sexual obsession; 2 GLUTTONY or substance abuse; 3 GREED or hidden corruption; 4 WRATH or power abuse; 5 FOLLY or mental disease; 6 DENIAL of mortal illness; 7 PRIDE and over-confidence; GENDER, HORMONES AND RISK - Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; References; Index
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