The Leader Ship Is Sinking: A Temporal Investigation of Narcissistic Leadership.

@article{Ong2016TheLS,
  title={The Leader Ship Is Sinking: A Temporal Investigation of Narcissistic Leadership.},
  author={Chin Wei Ong and Ross Roberts and Calum Alexander Arthur and Tim Woodman and Sally Akehurst},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2016},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={237-47}
}
Individuals higher in narcissism have leader emergent tendencies. The characteristics of their personality suggest, however, that their leadership qualities will decrease over time as a function of group acquaintance. We present data from two studies that provide the first empirical support for this theoretical position within a transformational leadership framework. In Study 1 (N = 112), we tested narcissistic leadership qualities in groups of unacquainted individuals over a 12-week period. In… CONTINUE READING