August 20, 2011
Posted in IC Doctrine and Practices, Misconceptions Dispelled, Pastor/Teachers tagged authoritarianism, church hurt, clergy, institutional church, Leadership, narcississm, Pastor, Preeminence, teacher at 10:27 pm by Set Free Indeed
Narcissists Make Bad Leaders – A Study
Reading this MSNBC article entitled “Narcissists make bad leaders; here’s why” made me think about leaders in the churches exhibiting the same characteristics.
Although narcissists have leadership-related qualities, such as confidence, authority and high self-esteem, their self-centeredness ultimately prevents them from partaking in the creative exchange of information and ideas, which is crucial in group decision-making situations, the researchers at the University of Amsterdam said.