Bad managers are the main reason many employees quit. An online survey at KeepEm.com details which bad-boss behaviors would make them quit. The top 10 worst offenses, in order: belittles people in front of others, lies, condescends or demeans, humiliates others; intimidates; micromanages; betrays trust or confidence; yells at people; uses fear as a motivator; slams doors/pounds table. A separate study cited the top five reasons employees stay: meaningful work (making a difference), challenging work, good managers, career growth and working with great people.
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