"FLOGGINGS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MORALE IMPROVES."
Former FBI director Louis B. Freeh reportedly told his senior executives on his first day in his new position, "My idea of teamwork is a whole lot of people doing exactly what I tell them."
You know the type: "It's my way or the highway." "If I want your opinion, I'll give it to you." "I'm not here to win a popularity contest; my job is to get results." "If you don't show people who's boss, they'll walk all over you."
Does a manager have to "kick butts" in order to succeed? Does making people hate you or fear you come with the job? Does the performance of a work team, a department, a division, or ...