Healthy working environments are essential in order to get employees motivated, eager and excited about their job. This is also where they spend most of their time, so it is really important that there be tranquility at all times.
While having a tranquil working environment is every employee’s dream, it is sadly not a reality for some who work with bad bosses. Some bosses may also be up front and unapologetic about their bad nature while some may not be that their behavior is affecting their employees badly.
Business and employment-focused platform LinkedIn shares that being a bad boss includes but not limited to, “micromanaging, being dismissive of ideas and failing to communicate properly.” They many also:
Ignores company policy
One of the traits of a bad boss is enforcing company rules and breaking them whenever they feel like it says the business employment hub. “A good leader models professional behavior and follows all company policies. Consider focusing on adhering to the rules to set a good example, shares the hub.
They don’t care if you are overworked
Being expected to work for long hours consistently without a break is a big sign of bad management shares global media company focusing on business, investing and leadership Forbes. From time to time, many companies request their employees to work extra hours on big projects and other things that may bring revenue to the company, if this is done every day for months and even years, you definitely have a bad boss adds the information hub.
They lose control on a regular basis
Regularly losing your cool is one of the common signs that your boss is bad. Losing your control every now and then is ok and may require a meeting between you and your boss, but losing control and yelling often is a red flag says Forbes. “If your manager regularly has outbursts, it may be time to consider another position or company@ adds the media information hub.
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