When Companies are Forced to Deal with Toxic Employees

Toxic employees, especially those with strategic skills, are very difficult to dislodge.  They accumulate informal power; discredit those who speak up; favor those they can manipulate; and generally distract employees with intimidation and… Read More

Employees’ Toxic, Disgruntled and Criminal Behavior at Work

Introduction I am often engaged to help companies resolve the conduct of one employee who’s wreaking havoc in the workplace. After my book came out: Toxic Employees: great companies resolve this problem, you can… Read More

Surviving a Toxic Workplace Without Losing Your Mind

Today’s workplace culture Modern American employees are under extreme stress today due to a combination of several related factors: Cost cutting measures; Operating for months or years with over-lean staff; Lack of supervisory… Read More

Toxic Employees: Resistance to Positive Organizational Change

Context This article covers the situation of a typical, well-meaning company owner whose organization is harmed by the presence of one or more negatively motivated toxic employees.  The arguments offered here do not respond… Read More