I managed a team with one member who was technically brilliant and highly paid. He worked very hard and could be funny and genuine to those he respected technically, and to the real power holder, the VP my boss. To everyone else, he was sarcastic, rude, cutting, confrontational and obnoxious.
I escalated his behavior to the VP and was told to sit down and shut up ("work it out with him").
The working environment / culture is the choice of the VP or power person. Your acceptance of that culture is your choice. If you can't accept it, then leave that team.
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