[The article below, a follow-up to “Secrets of a Toxic Workplace [Part 1]: Why Employees May Not Be Performing at their Best ” offers solutions for remedying or mitigating the impacts of toxic work environments. The above word cloud contains responses to my online community survey that asked the question:”What comes to mind when you think of toxic workplaces?”]
Secrets of a Toxic Workplace: How To Turn the Ship Around! When you’re stuck in a toxic workplace, it can feel like nothing will change. Ever . But did you know that, in many cases, acknowledging that a problem exists is the first and most important step towards curing a toxic work environment?  Yes this may not be a big shocker but it is true none the less.
Another important question to ponder is, “Why do so many organizations fail to remedy their toxic work environments? Well the answer may simply be that – they just can’t believe things are going wrong under their watch.
Repairing a Toxic Work Environment: What Leadership Can Do To effect positive changes in toxic work environments, we first need compassionate, forward-thinking leaders who are willing to: expose and call out organizational shortcomings; ask [More]