Every toxic workplace is different, but one thing remains the same: toxic workplaces are toxic. The poisonous workplace checklist below highlights some of the more common toxic practices that a company might engage in and affect employees.
What should I know about this?
The first step to being a healthy workplace is to be aware of what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. If something’s not working, stop! Take a break from your work for five minutes and think about it from an employee perspective before carrying on with any other task.
-Using fear and intimidation to motivate employees
-Micromanaging everything employees do
-Unclear or constantly changing expectations
-Making fun of, insulting, or harassing employees
-Having a toxic boss
If your workplace engages in any of these toxic behaviors, it’s time to take a step back and figure out how to make things better. The toxic workplace checklist below can help you get started.
-Start by creating clear goals for yourself and your team
-Encourage open communication by establishing rules about what is and isn’t acceptable conversation topics
-Make sure that expectations are clearly communicated and changed slowly whenever possible rather than abruptly
We hope this information has been helpful to you.