This “issue” has intrigued me for a long time. I’ll bet that we’ve all had at least one … or maybe more than our share.
I’ve seen them across all sectors of the workplace – Federal government, local government, commercial/private sector, not-for-profits, and academia.
We know what they look like. We know what it feels like to work for them. We know the damage that they cause/inflict – on individuals, teams, and organizations.
So, why are they that way? Several reasons: