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Infographic: 10 traits of the worst boss ever

Written by Elizabeth Bromstein
Posted on August 7, 2014

We recently conducted a survey asking how Canadian employees feel about their superiors.

And it’s bad news for many of those superiors. Only half of people like their boss, and half think they could do their boss’s job as well as or better than that boss.

This should serve as a wake-up call for organizations to take a look at their management teams, as a bad relationship with one’s superior is the No. 1 reason employees quit. And unhappy employees cost companies on every level – from morale to productivity to employee replacement.

You can’t afford bad managers.

Here are the descriptors Canadians gave of their worst bosses.

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