Republished with permission from Knowledge@Wharton, the online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
They have been called many things: toxic, negative and dysfunctional. Such terms describe employees -- from CEOs on down -- who tear through an office, disrupting everyone's work environment and leaving a path of destruction in their wake before finally moving on, like a hurricane.
Engaging the C-Suite
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
Relatively few organizations provide financial incentives for executives to promote inclusion in the workplace, according to a new survey.
'High-Potential' Term Losing Luster
By Tom Starner
While employers still may use the term "high potential" in describing their leadership programs, the term is falling out of favor, says a recent survey.
Learning from the World's Best
By Kecia Bal
A job-swapping program in which workers temporarily trade lives -- including their home and car -- is just one of the innovative programs that could help land your company on the World's Best Multinational Workplaces list.
The Great STEM Debate
By Carol Patton
Is there a national shortage of workers with science, technology, engineering and math degrees or not?