He went on to say that the workplace psychopath is someone
"who psychologically destroys the people they work with to feed their need for a sense of power and control and domination over other human beings.
They don't suffer any guilt or remorse, or in fact they enjoy the suffering of other people."
Many of us who have been bullied at the University of Newcastle have experienced such behaviours from heads of disciplines, heads of schools, DVCs of faculties and more senior management. Obtaining power (and glory?) at any cost is the driving force.
Dr Clarke stated that the result for staff is a high turnover rate of staff and increased rates of anxiety and depression, even suicide. In our survey and on this website we have had numerous reports of similar effects on staff and students at the University of Newcastle.