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ERIC Number: EJ1079554
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1939-4225
Inside the Spiral of Dysfunction: The Personal Consequences of Working for a Dysfunctional Leader
Shuck, Brad; Rose, Kevin; Bergman, Matt
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v27 n4 p51-58 Fall 2015
Dysfunctional leaders suffocate others with coercive power and ego, are unpredictable, and often lack self-awareness about their dysfunction. Dysfunctional leaders are incredibly difficult to work with and can cause a series of cascading personal consequences for employees who work with them. This Perspectives in Human Resource Development essay details a proposed spiral of dysfunction as well as practical strategies for overcoming the wounds of working underneath a dysfunctional leader. Strategies include personal boundary setting, knowing emotional triggers, and building social support, among others.
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Language: English
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