Intimidating and threatening boss
Such behavior is what I call Manipulative Leadership rather than bullying.It feels like bullying, but does not have the important variable of targeted and deliberate sabotage, and the person isn’t singled out for threats and humiliation.Bullying at work is when a person or a group of people repeatedly act unreasonably towards you AND their behaviour creates a risk to health and safety.Some examples of bullying are: Workplace bullying can happen in lots of different ways, including face-to-face, on the company intranet or over the phone, via social media email or SMS.He also felt it was time to leave and find a situation where he was respected for his abilities and could count on the support of his boss and team members. While this definition is helpful, it does not get at the heart of the type of workplace aggression the caller reported.
Let me start by telling you that I have worked for the same company for eight years and have run the same team for seven.If you don't get the message "Pipe down and do what I tell you - and nothing else! You may have been the department's star employee, but now you're persona non grata.If your boss is really afraid of you, you may even find yourself being pulled into some kind of disciplinary action -- a pathetic attempt to try to stomp out your flame.The boss intimidates and threatens everyone on the team because he believes it is good business practice to do so.He does not think that sharing information, working together and team support are good for business and he thinks that intimidation is speedy.