Tag: dark side personality

Star Performers vs. Effective Team Performance

Written by Dr. Robert Hogan and Dr. Kimberly Nei In a fascinating and counter-intuitive paper, two Harvard economists (Housman and Minor) suggest that it makes better financial sense not to hire toxic workers than to hire star performers. Toxic workers engage in theft, property damage, sexual harassment, and workplace violence and destroy the culture of… Read more »

HR Tales from the Dark Side

You make what seems like a promising hire – good resume, relevant experience, and solid references. And, at first, her performance matches that promise.