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How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

Posted on November 2019

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​Leading a team within the German pharma and life sciences sector requires building a team which is productive, innovative and happy. The presence of a toxic employee can put this in danger, as behaviour such as gossip, bullying and manipulation can quickly lead to a loss of enthusiasm and wellbeing across an entire team.

As a leader, a situation where a toxic employee is affecting others must be quickly remedied. If toxic and negative behaviour is ignored, the toxicity can ‘spread’ to others as their mindset shifts towards cynicism and negativity.

This guide will help you identify, document and correct toxic employees within your company using an approach which is fair, objective and empathetic.

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