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Andrew Schmidt is Manager, CHRO Engagement, Executive Office for the Society for Human Resource Management. He is on Twitter at @andrewaschmidt.

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You may have been reading my earlier posts and thinking, “I already know that toxic leaders are terribly destructive because I currently work for one. So what can I do about it?”

May 8, 2015

In my last post, I described the five dimensions of toxic leadership. Many people are shocked that their toxic bosses ever got promoted in the first place. In my research and practice, I have found some common reasons behind a toxic leader's rise to power:

May 5, 2015