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Being less invested in their partner and more interested in satisfying their own social goals, Machiavellians may not be able, or may be less willing, to forge highly intimate relationships.
So far, research on the relation between Machiavellian orientation and behavioral outcomes has been substantial.
According to Rahe, the growing appeal of modern, Machiavellian republicanism to a few bold spirits helped put the informal truce between philosophers and the many in jeopardy.
When Machiavellian retired to Dalham Hall Stud in 1991, he appeared to be a safe bet to succeed and accordingly was popular with the majority of high-profile breeders.
The concept of the Machiavellian personality developed by Christie and Geis (1970), is based loosely on Niccolo Machiavelli's work The Prince.
Parting, however, from the monarchist Hobbes, the republican Nedham espouses all the tumult and tumble of Machiavellian republicanism: the importance of accusation and prompt punishment, and the desirability of rough political exchange.
Machiavellian thinkers such as Han Fei (ancient China), Kautilya (ancient India) and Machiavelli himself are discussed along with the unscrupulous deeds of great princes, kings or emperors as rulers and conquerors in their various cultural and historical contexts.
Affective-emotional dimensions deal with the way Machiavellians experience and handle their emotions.
Because of the growing trend for females to assume top executive positions, this study compares academic achievement, Machiavellian levels, Type A or Type B personality traits, ethical orientation, and charisma of female and male students.
IN THErun-up to the 2002 breeding season Dalham Hall Stud made concerted efforts to attract mares from US breeders to its flagship stallion, Machiavellian.
Suspicions of the selfish ends of Machiavellians has completely overshadowed the need for validation of this concept (Fraedrich, 1993).