From what I see in the organizations where I consult, there’s an urgent need to understand leadership personalites. All personality types have positive and negative potentials that can be described in terms of two hierarchies: productiveness and moral reasoning.
Freud pioneered our understanding of human nature with his classification of three personality types: erotic, obsessive and narcissistic. The psychologist Erich Fromm added a fourth type: the marketing personality as described by Michael Maccoby in Narcissistic Leaders: Who Succeeds and Who Fails, Crown Business, 2012. Read More