5 Ways To Overcome The Bad Boss Syndrome With Emotional Intelligence
People don't leave organizations they leave supervisors. That statement has been written so many times in the last five years that it would be boring if it were not so true, so sad and so expensive. Study after study cites the supervisor-employee relationship as a main threat to retention. The issue has been so prevalent that counselors have even coined a term for sufferers "Bad Boss Syndrome." What's at the heart of this issue and how do to fix it? Employees complain that they are not recognized and valued, are treated arbitrarily. They say they are blamed and threatened instead of acknowledged, and that their supervisor communicates harshly or even abusively.