This is the first half of the transcript of this interview done on June 20,2013.
Rob Kall : My guest tonight is Clive Boddy, he's the author of Corporate Psychopaths: Organizational Destroyers. Now you also have a university connection is that right?
Clive Boddy : Yeah, that's right, I'm professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at Middlesex University in the UK.
Rob Kall : Okay, so you've got this book and you've been writing, and it's really an academic professional, this is not a book for layman, it's citing research and the target of this is academics. Or, who's the target of this book?
Clive Boddy : Yeah that's right, its basically an academic book detailing my research on corporate psychopaths and their affects on organizations. It's the research I undertook in Australia a few years ago, so yeah it's, that particular book is aimed at an academic audience. Though I am writing a popular version of it now. I'm not finished yet.
Rob Kall : So, you have a chapter in your book that's also a stand alone article in the Journal Of Business Ethics, titled "The Corporate Psychopaths Theory of the Global Financial Crisis".
Clive Boddy : Yes that's right, I expanded that into a small article in that journal. It created a bit of interest among the general public and a financial of insiders.