20 Indicators of a Toxic Workplace

Secure cultures accept that mistakes will happen & encourage sharing the lessons learned. A symptom of a toxic culture may be one where decisions are often passed along or continually delayed. There may also be a lot of finger pointing and confusion. Successes are claimed - maybe by many. Mistakes and failures are blamed on others. Those who do own their mistakes, may be “punished” with poor annual reviews, blocked assignments, or by being made a scapegoat.

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