Toxic management can be defined as a management style that destroys an individual’s dignity, self-confidence, or effectiveness through remonstrances, daily spikes, or inappropriate speeches. Their traits create destructive, degrading and devaluing working conditions that can have significant psychological and physical consequences for the employees. Most organizations are dotted with toxic managers, making them seem like war zones. Individuals’ ability to deal with them in a corporate culture significantly impacts their careers.
Jonathan Malesic is an essayist, journalist and scholar. He is the author of The End of Burnout – a book that will transform how you look at the syndrome. Jon took 15 minutes to explain why he became an accidental burnout expert, and how you can support your staff.
Jonathan Malesic had his dream job, but he was miserable. Exhausted. Lacking purpose. Burned out.
Putting our people first is vital for their wellbeing, and aside from the fact that it makes good business sense, it's the right thing to do. With stress, burnout, mental health issues, health problems, debt, and addiction on the increase, a stressful workplace or toxic workplace culture can play a huge role in the mental, emotional and physical health of our people.