BSB-webinar: The dark side of leadership: abusive supervision in the workplace


Our speaker, Dr. Efrat Salton Meyer will presents a multidisciplinary perspective on negative workplace behavior. Abusive supervision refers to subordinates’ perceptions of the extent to which supervisors engage in the sustained display of hostile verbal and nonverbal behaviors toward them; it is widespread and its consequences have been found to be detrimental for individuals as well as for organizations. What predicts abusive supervision and its negative consequences in the workplace? The current lecture will discuss this significant question that has been at the center of the attention of a growing body of research in the contemporary trend of investigating the "dark side" of leadership, explanations regarding its occurrence and the negative consequences related to it will be reviewed.

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