An administrator examines the war colleges and the joint professional military education institutions and calls on the schools to employ the optimal mix of military and civilian faculty to encourage the rise of new thinking in vital areas and...
This was my attempt to provide some additional perspective to the debate about the relevancy and effectiveness of the war colleges. I wanted to share some insights from having been a student and faculty member in the system of professional military education as well as a faculty member and administrator in non-military settings. I hope it provokes some discussion, especially with regard to policies and procedures relating to the faculty.
Academic Libraries and Toxic Leadership examines a phenomenon that has yet to be seriously explored. While other so-called feminized professions, such as nursing, have been studied for their tendency to create toxic leadership environments, thus far academic librarianship has not. This book focuses on how to identify a toxic leader in an academic library setting, how to address toxic leadership, and how to work toward eradicating it from the organization. In addition, it discusses which steps can be used to prevent libraries from hiring toxic leaders.Presents original research based on a two-phase study about toxic leadership in academic librariesDemonstrates how to identify toxic leadership in librariesShows how toxic leadership can manifest itself, providing the reader with steps to eradicate it
Do you have a bad manager? Someone who makes your life miserable all week by criticizing your every move?
Regular readers know that I am skeptical of lists because they frequently oversimplify complicated contextual aspects that impact how one should react to a bully boss. Still, we have to start somewhere, so there is some value as long as we do not take them as a formula or prescription.
Somewhere in your business career, you will probably work with someone you find annoying. Maybe they ask too many questions, try to engage on a level you find uncomfortably personal, or constantly make excuses or demands. It’s natural to be tempted to ignore someone who annoys you, or turn away from this person when he […] The post #Leadership : Toxic People- 5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You…Good Manners, Deep Breaths and Boundaries Solve Most Problems Happily Enough. appeared first on First Sun Consulting, LLC | Outplacement Services and Career Transition Firm.
If you haven't worked with a toxic colleague yet, wait for it.
Q: My boss is a bully, but her behavior falls just short of what I would consider HR-level offenses. I find myself feeling defenseless and like I should be able to handle her digs and undermining. How should I handle this?Avi, 31, marketing analyst
It is good to see some tips like this reaching a broad audience through daily newspapers.
Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress. Studies have long shown that stress [...]
Not everyone can be fixed, but there is a thin line between tolerance and enabling.
Toxic leaders leave a trail of destruction but they keep climbing the ranks because they get the mission done. Why does this happen?
Toxic leaders keep getting promoted because they can be quite effective in the short term and they don't look bad at all from the top down. They are quite effective at ingratiating themselves with powerful people, and can be masterful at harnessing organizational power.
This blog talks about the traits of “Informal” leaders who successfully lead and manage teams purely based on their individual influencing characteristics and go-getter attitudes. These leaders are hugely popular, in spite of not having any formal leadership role associated with them.
A great deal of good thinking comes from those who suggest leadership is a process, not a role, position, or title. You can lead outside of formal positions. It might be a bit harder without the psychological and social cues that confer influence, but it is done all the time.
Are you the target of a bully at work? Is your boss a bully? If so, you are certainly not alone. More than one third of all employees are the target of workplace bullies. Take a test to see if you are being targeted. Here are helpful resources for dealing with workplace bullies.
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