The Dark Side of Work
When bad behavior has good results, and other paradoxes
Seth M. Spain Ph.D.
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Seth Spain, Ph.D., an assistant professor of organizational behavior at Binghamton University, is an industrial/organizational psychologist who studies the dark side of work.
On this blog, I intend to explore a variety of topics related to the so-called dark side of work. My primary focus is the dark side of personality: how characteristics such as the Dark Triad of narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy help and hinder people at work. Beyond this, I hope to focus on other aspects of work, particularly certain paradoxes, such as how bad behavior can have good outcomes, and when good intentions lead to poor results. Along the way, I hope to dissect aspects of popular culture that are relevant to these topics.