An Other Perspective on Five Factor Machiavellianism
- PsychologyJournal of personality assessment
In a sample of 425 target-coworker dyads, it is found that the traditional measures of MACH show a high degree of similarity with psychopathy, while the FFMI is discriminant from psychopathy and shows divergence from traditional measures from MACH with reference to coworker ratings of social competencies, vocational environments, and occupational success.
Five Factor Machiavellianism: Validation of a New Measure
- PsychologyJournal of personality assessment
The FFMI displayed positive relations with a broad range of criteria for vocational and work-related success and was clearly distinct from psychopathy, which converged greatly with the correlation profiles for the FFMI-antagonism dimension.
Malicious mind readers? A meta-analysis on Machiavellianism and cognitive and affective empathy
The Nexus of the Dark Triad Personality Traits With Cyberbullying, Empathy, and Emotional Intelligence: A Structural-Equation Modeling Approach
- PsychologyFrontiers in Psychology
Improvements regarding the measurement of dark personality traits are indicated and future research could fruitfully explore cyberbullies’ profiles regarding primary and secondary psychopathy, sex differences in narcissism, and buffering effects of emotional intelligence.
On the Overlap between Psychopathic Traits and Machiavellianism in a Forensic Population
- PsychologyJournal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment
The construct of Machiavellianism has been questioned; however, research has largely relied on using the Mach-IV scale within community and student samples. The current study used an incarcerated…
Political Hearts of Darkness: The Dark Triad as Predictors of Political Orientations and Interest in Politics
- PsychologyBehavioral sciences
The Dark Triad of personality uniquely predicted lower levels of socio-religious conservatism, and both Machiavellianism and narcissism uniquely predicted higher levels of overall conservatism.
Machiavellianism and the Manipulation of Children as a Tactic in Child Custody Disputes: The MMS Scale
ABSTRACT One of the problems that arise in the Family Courts is the constant complaints of one parent about the other (judicial harassment) up to the children’s age of majority or, in some extreme…
The ends justify the means? Psychometric parameters of the MACH-IV, the two-dimensional MACH-IV and the trimmed MACH in Brazil
Machiavellianism is one of the most studied dark traits, frequently predicting antisocial and immoral behaviors (e.g., cheating, white collar crimes). The MACH-IV is the most popular questionnaire to…
Political skill camouflages Machiavellianism: Career role performance and organizational misbehavior at short and long tenure
Introduction to the Dark Triad
- PhysicsThe Dark Triad of Personality
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Psychopathy and Machiavellianism: A Distinction Without a Difference?
- PsychologyJournal of personality
In both studies, MACH and psychopathy manifested nearly identical empirical profiles and both were significantly related to disinhibitory traits thought to be antithetical to MACH.
Machiavellianism: An alexithymic perspective
Abstract The volitional model of Machiavellianism emphasizes that the Machiavellian person chooses to be manipulative. The model is critiqued. An alternative model is proposed, which asserts that the…
Machiavellianism: Dimensionality of the Mach IV and its Relation to Self-Monitoring in a Spanish Sample
- PsychologyThe Spanish Journal of Psychology
The results of confirmatory factor analyses showed a four-factor structure to be the most adequate model for the Mach IV, with the following factors: Positive Interpersonal Tactics, Negative Tactics, Positive View of Human Nature, and Cynical View of human Nature.
The Malevolent Side of Human Nature
- PsychologyPerspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science
The findings show that dark triad traits are substantially intercorrelated, somewhat more prevalent among men than women, predominantly related to the Big Five personality factor of agreeableness and the HEXACO factor of honesty-humility, and generally associated with various types of negative psychosocial outcomes.
Machiavellianism and Parental Attachment in Adolescence
Machiavellianism is a well-studied topic in several branches of psychology. Still, it has received little attention from a developmental perspective. Previous retrospective studies linked…
The relationship between empathy and Machiavellianism: An alternative to empathizing–systemizing theory
Differences Among Dark Triad Components: A Meta-Analytic Investigation
- PsychologyPersonality disorders
It is argued that the current literature on Machiavellianism may be better understood as a secondary psychopathy literature and future directions for DT research are discussed in light of the meta-analytic results.