A Bully as an Archetypal Destructive Leader

  title={A Bully as an Archetypal Destructive Leader},
  author={Michael Harvey and M. Buckley and J. Heames and Robert A. Zinko and Robyn L. Brouer and G. R. Ferris},
  journal={Journal of Leadership \& Organizational Studies},
  pages={117 - 129}
Leaders do not necessarily have the best interests of the organization in mind when they make decisions. Many times, leaders treat their own personal goals as more important in relation to the goals of the organization and frequently adopt a short-term decision horizon. Thus, leaders become destructive and make decisions for their own good at the expense of the organization. This article examines the bully as a leader and how the bully creates a dysfunctional environment where the bullied, the… Expand

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