The Toxic Workplace: How to Cope
Toxic employees, or persons in the workplace with extremely difficult personalities, are quite prevalent. It is estimated that about 15% of employees can be considered ‘toxic.’ These employees are challenging persons with whom to work and to attempt to lead.
Toxic employees pose several difficulties in the workplace. They often underperform and make work more difficult for other employees, thus lowering their productivity.
Whether you find yourself in a toxic workplace environment as an employee or a manager – here are some helpful resources.
Do you deal with some awful people at work? Do they annoy you beyond belief at times? Actually it’s worse than that- whether you realize it or not.
Here are some common tactics and mind-sets on how to resolve team issues in a healthy way.
Here are the toxic behaviors commonly found in the unhealthiest of companies.
For more valuable insight another resource is The Chicago School Business Psychology Chair Dr. Jay Finkelman’s presentation on toxic employees: Toxic Employees-J.Finkelman-TheChicagoSchool