Does your toxic manager feature in a rogues gallery?

David and Goliath, a color lithograph by Osmar Schindler (1888)

My last post detailed the empirical consequences for companies who do not address toxic management cultures — it provoked a surprising consensus from ex-colleagues who wrote reminding me of the “rogues gallery” of toxic managers we had been subject to.

Toxic managers can be divided into four categories: narcissistic, aggressive, rigid, and impaired. Underneath these…

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Ian Beckett MSc

Ian Beckett MSc

Ian is a digital transformation expert who has saved companies over $200m by integrating technologies and diverse global teams effectively— he is a CEO and poet