Leader Dark Traits, Workplace Bullying, and Employee Depression: Exploring Mediation and the Role of the Dark Core

@article{Tokarev2017LeaderDT,
  title={Leader Dark Traits, Workplace Bullying, and Employee Depression: Exploring Mediation and the Role of the Dark Core},
  author={Alexander Tokarev and Abigail Phillips and David J. Hughes and Paul Irwing},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={126},
  pages={911–920}
}
A growing body of empirical evidence now supports a negative association between dark traits in leaders and the psychological health of employees. To date, such investigations have mostly focused on psychopathy, nonspecific measures of psychological wellbeing, and have not considered the mechanisms through which these relationships might operate. In the current study (N = 508), we utilized other-ratings of personality (employees rated leaders’ personality), psychometrically robust measures, and… 

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