"Four pathologies that can cripple leaders"
Senior executives have the power to create an environment that allows people to grow and give their best—or a toxic workplace where everybody is unhappy. How executives end up using that power depends in part on their mental health. Sound, stable bosses generally build companies where the rules make sense to the employees, freeing them to focus on performing their jobs well. But if the boss psychological makeup is warped, business plans, ideas, interactions, and even the systems, and structures of the organisation itself will reflect his or her pathologies. This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review explores four pathologies that can cripple an executive and bring misery to the workplace, and what to do about them.
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