• Katarina Suvajdžić Faculty of Legal and Business Studies dr Lazar Vrkatić, Union University in Novi Sad



organizational changes, dark triad, areer adaptability


The aim of this paper was to examine whether the traits of the dark triad and career adaptability are significant predictors of attitudes towards organizational changes, as well as to determine whether career adaptability is a mediator of the relationship between the traits of the dark triad and the dimensions of attitudes towards organizational changes. The scale of attitudes towards the organizational changes (OP), the Short Dark Triad scale (SD3) for the measurement of the dark triad and the scale of career adaptability (Career Adapt-Abilities Scale - CAAS 2.0) were applied on a sample of 390 employees (42% males) in organizations in Serbia. The results show that all three dimensions of dark triad have direct effect on negative attitude of employees towards organizational changes. Direct effect on initiating changes has only narcissism, while on flexibility of employees, direct effect has only psychopathy. The results also show that narcissism has indirect effects on all three dimensions of attitudes towards organizational changes through career adaptability.


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