The Mismeasure of Psychopathy: A Commentary on Boddy’s PM-MRV

  title={The Mismeasure of Psychopathy: A Commentary on Boddy’s PM-MRV},
  author={Daniel N. Jones and Robert D. Hare},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
Boddy and his colleagues have published several articles on “corporate psychopathy” using what they refer to as a Psychopathy Measure—Management Research Version (PM-MRV). They based this measure on the items that comprise the Interpersonal and Affective dimensions (Factor 1) of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R), a widely used copyrighted and controlled instrument. The PM-MRV not only misspecifies the construct of psychopathy, but also serves as an example of the problems… 
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