With all the efforts those who are managed, the mass, put forth in a regal and often last attempt to salvage a once positive work environment, at the core of every toxic working environment is the toxic boss, manager or supervisor that breeds it. All roads go back to the manager. And if the manager isn’t willing to change, then it’s a safe bet that nothing will.
That’s why to impact long lasting change, managers need to upgrade their style and approach to managing their people.
Steve Laws defines 7 types of management styles with the Pro-Active Manager as the utilmate type.