In a Nutshell: Issue 115  


Narcissistic leaders can create a toxic and unhappy working environment. Despite this, a certain base level of narcissism lends itself to strong, innovative and charming leaders. Striking the balance between the two is difficult to achieve but can be done.

Jonny Gifford

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Jonny Gifford, Senior Adviser for Organisational Behaviour

Jonny has been conducting applied research into employment and people management for a number of years, with previous roles at the Institute for Employment Studies and Roffey Park Institute. Current interests include job quality and behavioural science insights into performance management and other areas of HR. Jonny runs the CIPD Applied Research Conference and actively promotes evidence-based practice, including through systematic reviewing and running randomised trials.

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