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Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS)

  Scale name: Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS) Scale overview: The 26-item Workplace Arrogance Scale measures arrogance in the workplace based on self-report using a 5-point rating scale. Authors: Russell E. Johnson of Michigan State University and others—see the article reference for the author list. Response Type: A 5-point Likert type rating scale from 1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree Sample items: 1. Believes that s/he knows better than everyone else in any given situation 2. Makes decisions that impact others without listening to their input Reliability: The 26-item WARS alpha was .93 in Johnson et al., 2010. Validity Factor analysis indicated a one-factor scale. Arrogance was positively correlated with dominance, anger, superiority, entitlement, and vanity. Arrogance was negatively correlated with humility, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and self-sufficiency. Arrogance was not related to authority. Availability: See Table A1 on page 427 of t

Narcissistic Personality Inventory-13

The Narcissistic Personality Inventory - 13 (NPI-13) was developed by Gentile et al. (2013). It is a shortened version of the 40-item NPI. The authors describe trait narcissism as a trait on a continuum with features of "a grandiose sense of self, feelings of entitlement, and a dominant and antagonistic interpersonal style (p. 1120)." Scale and subscales The NPI-13 has three subscales (Cronbach  alpha values in parentheses): Leadership/authority (.66) Grandiose Exhibitionism (.65) Entitlement/ exploitativeness (.51) Total Scale alpha = .73. Psychometric Properties In general, the three NPI scales were significantly positively correlated with grandiose scales from the PNI and NGS, psychological entitlement, and both self-report and interview-based symptom of NPD. All three were also positively related to self-esteem scores," (Gentile et al., 2013, p. 1124). The authors also found positive correlations between the NPI scales and DSM-IV-TR personality disorders of paranoid

Dark Triad Scale (Dirty Dozen)

The toxic triad is commonly known as the Dark Triad .  The triad consists of three sets of personality traits  representing features of  Narcissistic,  Psychopathic,  and  Machiavellian   personality clusters.  The Dirty Dozen Scale Psychological Scientists Peter Jonason and Gregory Webster developed a scale known as the Dirty Dozen (2010), which uses 12-items to identify key features of this “Dark” or Toxic Triad. Here’ are the 12 items 1.       I tend to manipulate others to get my way. 2.       I tend to lack remorse. 3.       I tend to want others to admire me. 4.       I tend to be unconcerned with the morality of my actions. 5.       I have used deceit or lied to get my way. 6.       I tend to be callous or insensitive. 7.       I have used flattery to get my way. 8.       I tend to seek prestige or status. 9.       I tend to be cynical. 10.   I tend to exploit others toward my own end. 11.   I tend to expect special favors from others. 12.