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Something I Learned for Dealing With Toxic Leaders

Something I Learned for Dealing With Toxic Leaders

Posted: 2014-03-13 By David Wexler

Over the past year, I have had to deal with a few instances of leaders creating toxic work environments through bullying, intimidation, sexism, public criticism, negativity, and punishment of individualism of thought/initiative.

Up until now, if not outright sexual or physical harassment, I’d dealt with such situations, through counseling the employee raising the concern, with how to have a constructive dialogue with the offending manager; (if that didn’t work), having a conversation with the manager directly, (and if that didn’t work), suggesting an intervention (where HR meets with the manager’s team without the manager present and gets all concerns on the table for anonymous consideration and response by the manager in a subsequent team session facilita.....

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