Munchausen at Work
Posted: 3 Feb 2014
Date Written: November 01, 2007
Someone suffering from Munchausen by proxy, a psychological disorder, fabricates or induces illness in another to win attention and praise as a caregiver. A similar pathology in the workplace leads employees to create or exaggerate problems in order to get credit for solving them. Here are some questions to help managers recognize such behavior.
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