That can be quite indirect, but typically extremely vicious.Add to that compulsive desire of winning at all cost (they are about power; such a natural born power addicts) and see other people just of tools for achieving her goals.Claims of being pregnant, cutting own wrists, you name it.
Among female managers with sociopathic tendencies then among male managers with the same tendencies. Even the murder cases involving female sociopaths are typically are more complex, more devious and less direct, for example the "black widow" marries a wealthy old man and puts poison in his drink.
"Her regular tantrums involve swearing, shouting, intimidation and threatens.
She will wear people down until, for a quieter life, they agree with her.
Like all sociopaths they are natural born, talented actors and have the astonishing ability to tell bare-faced lies and remain calm, utterly shameless if caught.
They also can preseve cool demeanor in really dangerous situation.