Machiavelli, Niccolo

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Niccolo, Italian author and statesman, 1469-1527.
Mach scale - used to determine an individual's use of manipulation.
machiavellianism - a personality trait of one who manipulates others to achieve goals.
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We aimed to further validate the past finding that ethical leadership became less effective for improving an employee's personal initiatives when the supervisor's Machiavellianism was higher, compared to lower (Den Hartog & Belschak, 2012).
Machiavellianism is a term derived from the work of Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527).
Males were also found to have higher hubristic pride scores as previously found (Else-Quest, Higgins, Allison, & Morton, 2012) and is associated with traits such as narcissism and Machiavellianism (Tracy, Cheng, Robins & Trzesniewski, 2009).
A historiometric examination of Machiavellianism and a new taxonomy of leadership.
This aspect of the variable is likened to Machiavellianism.
The dark triad: Narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism as predictors of entrepreneurial entry.
1994), "Job Involvement, Machiavellianism and Job Performance", Journal of Business & Psychology, 9(2): 159-70.
First, when they let emotions prevail over political considerations, turning a blind eye to the basic rule of Machiavellianism that defines western politics where only interests, not friends or enemies, are permanent.
The concept of machiavellianism emerged with the political philosopher Nicolau Maquiavel (1469-1527) with the book "The Prince" (1513).
2004), machiavellianism (Wakefield, 2008; Hartog and Belschak, 2012), spirituality (Giacalone and Jurkiewicz, 2003a; Beekun and Westerman, 2012), alienation (Kennedy and Lawton, 1996), and cognitive moral development (Church et al.
The Machiavellianism Scale The Machiavellianism Scale (MACH-IV; Christie and Geis 1970) is a 20-item scale measuring Machiavellianism on a 7-point Liken scale ("Generally speaking, men won't work hard unless they are forced to do so").
Because the AMPI does not include a narcissism scale, only the eight items measuring Machiavellianism and psychopathy were included.