I’ve received a few inbox messages over on Facebook that meander into the topic of toxic bosses. So it’s probably quite a good time to make a post on the subject. I hope it helps!
So, what do you mean by Toxic Boss?
Obviously, this isn’t a post about asbestos-ridden or uranium-drenched managers. So, what do we mean by toxic boss?
Toxic Leadership is probably more easily described than defined. Corporate Management Analyst Gillian Flynn did quite a good job of it in 1994; describing a toxic manager as the: