How a toxic boss damages his firm

by Annalisa Lista - 2017.01.09
How a toxic boss damages his firm
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A narcissistic boss can damage his employees’ health and performance. This theory is supported by the British Psychological Society that has analyzed the link between the boss’ personality and the psycho-physical health of workers. According to the results of the inquiry conducted on different samples of workers coming from several industrial sectors, the so called toxic bosses, those who are extremely arrogant and aggressive, narcissistic, with strong desire for power, high in psychopathic traits, have several negative consequences on the team. That is more depressed, dissatisfied. Beyond this, instances of counterproductive work behaviour and workplace bullying are also higher among them. What harms the productivity of a firm.

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