This article provides a commentary on the thirty years of psychological research addressing the construct of Machiavellianism. Research failings may have much to do with the psychological characteristics of those who conceptualize, design, implement, and interpret Machiavellian studies.
"Research on Machiavellianism: Are Political Psychologists Machiavellian Enough?,"
International Bulletin of Political Psychology: Vol. 4
, Article 3.
Available at: http://commons.erau.edu/ibpp/vol4/iss7/3