Organizational Narcissism Scale (ONS)

Mehmet Ali Hamedoglu, Nihan Potas


Narcissism is a kind of psychological case can be experienced by people or organizations with healthy or pathological dimensions. The goal of this work is to develop a scale for measuring organizational narcissism. This scale is developed in in two phases, and every dimension (leadership and authority, anticipation of recognition, grandiosity, self admiration and exhibition) of the scale strongly, positively correlates with the other dimensions, as well as with the scale as a whole. Test-retest process is used. To the first phase 762 managers and workers from small to mid-sized companies in various sectors have contributed to the second one the same group have participated and 718 of them answered. The validity and reliability analysis done by providing a reliable measurement tool, the scale will help determine whether organizational narcissism is healthy or pathological. It is ready to be used by the company managers who want to learn the narcissism level of their organizations.

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