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How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

Posted on October 2019

Person distressed in meeting

​Everyone has a story about a toxic co-worker. They usually hold a reputation for sucking the energy out of a room, never finding anything positive to say, or constantly bullying and undermining others.

Leading in the procurement and supply chain sector requires keeping teams working together to keep your company running as smoothly as the chain itself. One toxic employee can put your team at risk, as the behaviour either ‘spreads’, or starts to have a major impact on the wellbeing and productivity of others.

This article outlines how to identify a toxic employee and approach their behaviour in an objective and non-confrontational manner.