Open in the App Open in the App Open in the App

Get key ideas from this and 2,500+ other books in just a few minutes

Get the key ideas from

Snakes in Suits

When Psychopaths Go to Work

By Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare
15-minute read
Audio available
Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work by Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare

Snakes in Suits (2006) examines what happens when a psychopath doesn’t wind up in jail, but instead puts on a suit and gets a job. The book outlines the tactics these predators use, how they damage companies and how you can protect yourself.

  • Anyone who thinks their boss, colleague, subordinate, friend or partner may be a psychopath
  • Anyone who wants to know how to protect themselves or their company from the destructive influence of psychopaths

Paul Babiak, Ph.D, is an organizational psychologist who specializes in management development. His work has been featured in the New York Times and Harvard Business Review.

Robert D. Hare, Ph.D, is an emeritus psychology professor at the University of British Columbia and considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the phenomenon of psychopathy.

Go Premium and get the best of Blinkist

Upgrade to Premium now and get unlimited access to the Blinkist library. Read or listen to key insights from the world’s best nonfiction.

Upgrade to Premium

What is Blinkist?

The Blinkist app gives you the key ideas from a bestselling nonfiction book in just 15 minutes. Available in bitesize text and audio, the app makes it easier than ever to find time to read.

Discover
2,500+ top
nonfiction titles

Get unlimited access to the most important ideas in business, investing, marketing, psychology, politics, and more. Stay ahead of the curve with recommended reading lists curated by experts.

Ever read 4 books in one day?
Now you can. Sign up for a free trial—you'll get instant access to the biggest ideas from 2,500+ best-selling nonfiction books.
Created with Sketch.