How to overcome an intimidating boss
A recent study into the impact of systemic toxic behaviours exhibited by managers found that even one or two toxic behaviours, such as manipulating and intimidating, was enough to cause significant harm to employees’ mental and physical health.The most common toxic behaviours exhibited by managers include: Negative consequences for wellbeing reported by participants in the study included: Psychological Anxiety, depression, burnout, cynicism, helplessness, social isolation, loss of confidence, feeling undervalued.
Physical Insomnia, hair loss, weight loss/gain, headaches, stomach upsets, viruses and colds.It is difficult to address because oftentimes it may be seen as you “taking it the wrong way” and so others may not always see the problem.The only way to deal with passive aggressive behavior is to recognize it and address it at the time it is happening. Simply let the person know that their comment was not ok and that their rudeness is not necessary.The employment landscape is littered with bad leaders -- bosses who pick on employees, or who are just plain mean.Still, some of my stories of bad behavior represent many of the best work experiences I’ve had. ” This sounds rough, but Kenny was a good manager in my eyes because he was respectful.