We all have had "difficult" managers; however, sometimes difficult becomes management by fear or intimidation. The tragedy is, many of these leaders and managers do not KNOW that this is how they are managing. With years of going uncontested, even encouraged by cultures that allow this approach to leadership, a manager can not only lose their potential to excel, but can drive away great employees and take departments down in the process.
And yet, the good news is - change can occur.
Everyone has the capacity to change, when they are given the feedback they require and the concrete intervention and coaching they need to step into their full potential
Check all that apply below based on experiences you may have had in the past or even the present. Use the key at the bottom to get a reading on what action should or could be taken.
The need to control others actions by micro-managing detail or situations in which the employee has proven competency
Secret telling is the norm rather tha