David Thomas

Biography

David Thomas works as a company director and consultant. Formerly, as CEO, he built a business up from three to nearly one hundred employees. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and hold masters and doctoral degrees in management from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Derby.

His research interests are in managerial psychology, narcissistic behaviour, and the philosophy of happiness. He has researched over many years the behaviour of CEOs and senior managers, as well as other office staff and shop floor workers from a variety of walks of life. His doctoral thesis is entitled 'Analysis of Senior Management Teams that have Demonstrated a Proclivity for Growth'; it is held at the British Library.

David is the author of the book Narcissism: Behind the Mask; it was written following his in-depth research into CEOs and company directors, which revealed high levels of narcissistic behaviour in the boardroom, and in the home. It was published in hardback format in November 2010, with second printing in 2012, both of which sold out. The book was issued in paperback format in late 2012.

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Books

20 Shades of Narcissism
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book gives a valuable insight into why people behave as they do. It looks at narcissism and related issues such as self-esteem, abuse, control, boundaries, moral and ethical behaviour, parenting, nature, nurture, and how the brain develops.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.

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