There is nothing worse for an organization than a bad manager. Bad managers can grind productivity to a halt, dissolve employee engagement and cause turnover rates to skyrocket. What’s more, bad managers can increase the stress levels of a workplace, causing significant health issues at every level. In sum, bad managers are bad.
Unfortunately, business leaders are not always adept at identifying bad managers. Here are some hallmarks of bad management and what to do when leaders encounter them in the workplace.
Regardless of industry and role, communication is the most important skill for any worker to have.