While workplace environments have become physically safer and more free of accidents over the years, leading experts argue that the health impacts of social work conditions — the human environment — have remained unaddressed.
A human environment that turns toxic doesn’t happen randomly. When you follow the trail back to its toxic origins, one factor remains: Look at the people placed in the enviable positions of leading other humans. It may be your own boss.
One of the most important decisions senior leaders will ever make is deciding whom to place in management roles. When you name the wrong person manager, over time nothing fixes that bad decision. Not pay, not benefits or perks.