A recent article in Accounting Today talked about “Bully Bosses.” This ties directly to my earlier post about leaders who are either bulldozers or tillers and applies to all businesses, not just accounting firms. The article’s author lists a series of questions for leaders to ask themselves to find out if they may be viewed as a bully leader. For starters:
1. See my employees look at their shoes when I ask for input?
2. Notice that my employees are anxious when I enter the room?
3. Find that employees avoid me or act guarded around me?
The full article is here.