Management & Technology
Toxic leadership has been shown to have devastating effects on employee performance and also detrimental impacts on employee psychological and emotional health (Einarsen et al., 2010; Kelloway & Barling, 2010; Mackie, 2008; Tepper, 2007). This qualitative research study investigates the experiences of toxic leadership in organizations reported by 175followers. Follower experiences were analyzed through NVivo. Various themes of toxic leadership emerged, and a model of toxic leadership was created. This paperwill discuss the findings of this study.
Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics
North American Business Press
Scholarly Commons Citation
Walker, S., & Watkins, D. (2020). Shadows of Leadership:The Lived Experiences of Oppressed Followers of Toxic Leaders. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 17(2). https://doi.org/10.33423/jlae.v17i2.2872