A good boss ignites positive power among her people while a bad boss brews negative power over her people. A good boss delivers exceptional results with the dedication of her people. A bad boss delivers unpredictable results, along with chaos, confusion, and a toxic work environment that threatens the health of her employees. Simply put, bad bosses are bad for a company’s financial health.
Here are seven good reasons to manage bad bosses out of your organization:
7 Good Reasons to Fire a Bad Boss
#1 – 3 out of 4 Americans say their boss is the most stressful part of their job.
#2 – 44% say they have been verbally or physically abused by their boss sometime in their career.
#3 – 31% say their boss just doesn’t appreciate them.
#4 – Bad working relationships between management and employees costs the economy $360 billion each year in lost productivity.
#5 – Low motivation, faking sick days, dawdling, and purposefully making mistakes – these company killing activities have a direct correlation to bad bosses.
#6 – Bad bosses create toxic work environments that jeopardize employee health. Employees who are stuck working for a bad boss are more susceptible to chronic stress, depression, anxiety, strokes and heart attacks.
#7 – After working for a bad boss, it takes 22 months for an employee’s stress level to return to a normal range.