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Just one malicious employee among the ranks can wreak havoc on your company culture

There’s a lot to be said for the old saying, “One bad apple can spoil the whole barrel.” Bad AppleNot only is that true for fruit, but it holds a lot of merit in the workplace.

Just one malicious employee among the ranks can wreak havoc on your company culture. Toxic employees have an unhealthy ripple effect that harms co-workers, managers and subordinates alike.

Although many research studies show the destructive effects of a workplace bully, new research highlights the adverse effects of incivility. While a bully may yell or call someone names, a mean co-worker’s rude behavior may be less obvious.

Here are five ways one rude employee can drag down the entire office:

1. Decreased Job Satisfaction

2. Higher Turnover Rates

3. Sleep Problems

4. Poor Mental Health

5. Rude Behavior is Contagious

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  Study Says It Takes Only One Mean Employee To Drag Down The Entire Workplace – Forbes



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