President, Dr. Michael Maccoby

The Maccoby Group in Washington, D.C. offers consulting, cultural audits, coaching, and research.

Leadership, Psychoanalysis, and Society

by Michael Maccoby (Editor), Mauricio Cortina (Editor)

Psychoanalytic and Historical Perspectives on the Leadership of Donald Trump: Narcissism and Marketing in an Age of Anxiety and Distrust

by Michael Maccoby (Editor), Ken Fuchsman (Editor)


The “madness” of King Donald Trump by Stefan Stern


US: Can Pursuing Happiness, as the Founders Defined It, Bring Us Together?

By Michael Maccoby and Dan Morgan. February 28, 2021 The Globalist

NEW Second Edition
The Leaders We Need: And What Makes Us Follow

From Personal Strengths Publishing, Inc, 2018
by Michael Maccoby with Tim Scudder
ISBN: 193262712X

The Leadership We Need: Waking Up in This Age of Anxiety

Keynote Address to the Annual Meeting National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
New York City, November 18, 2017

Maccoby in the News

Skullduggery Podcast, 6/16/2020
Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman interview Michael Maccoby and Judith Logue (starts at 35:02)

Trump's lack of self-esteem results in 'dangerous' decisions, psychoanalyst says
by Suzanne Smalley Reporter, Yahoo News June 17, 2020.

How to Deal With the Narcissist in the White House
Politico, By Emily Yoffe, April 27, 2017.

Hurricane Trump
The New York Times, OpEd by Thomas B. Edsall, 9/23/15.

What explains Donald Trump's arrogance?
David Gergen, CNN Senior Political Analyst uses Dr. Maccoby's writings to explain how Donald Trump has fallen under the traps of the Productive Narcissist. 8/10/2015


The Five Rs and Employee Engagement
National Academy of Public Administration, Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 2/12/18.

For A More Just And Prosperous America
Albert Shanker Institute, Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 1/16/18.

Leadership for change
Oxford University Press, Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 9/30/15.

Here’s why Trump and Sanders are popular right now
Fortune, Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 9/24/15.

A bigger paycheck is just one way to make employees happy
Fortune, Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 9/23/15.

Why People Are Drawn to Narcissists Like Donald Trump
Harvard Business Review, Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 8/26/2015.

Can leadership be taught?
Oxford University Press Blog entry by Michael Maccoby, 7/15/2015.


From Oxford University Press:

Strategic Intelligence: Conceptual Tools for Leading Change
by Michael Maccoby

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Videos from the book presentation on August 27th, 2015 at Politics & Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse



Michael Keegan interviewed Dr. Maccoby in this hour-long program that aired December 14th, 2015. The Business of Government Radio Hour, December 14th, 2015.

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