Get tough on management bullies
Executive coaches have a role to play in challenging bullying behaviour that is rife in senior management, suggests research.
Seventy nine per cent of respondents to a survey by International Conflict Management Forum (ICMF) recognise bullying as a common senior management style. Eighty per cent had witnessed bullying at all management levels – half of them on a regular basis.
The survey, which was carried out in February and March among coaches, HR professionals, managers and other professionals, reveals that not only are bullies and narcissists very successful at climbing to the top...
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