We have all witnessed it. Some really well-liked, productive employee suddenly tenders his or her resignation, or maybe just doesn’t show up for work one day.
The workplace quickly becomes abuzz with rumors of why the person quit. If the rumors are accurate then the reason most often lies with the newly resigned employee’s manager. After all, there is a lot of truth to the old adage “Employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers.” The most compelling piece of research when it comes to having a bad boss is the fact that Gallup found that Managers account for 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores. Hiring the right managers and providing them with the right training should be at the top of your priority list.
Here are the 7 Deadly Sins that managers commit to cause these resignations.