author={Jean Lipman-blumen},
  pages={331 - 342}
This article is a response to critical discussions of the concept of toxic leadership that appear in the volume, offering a summary of key arguments to demonstrate first that ‘toxic leadership’ applies to political as well as business leaders, and second, that ‘toxicity’ is not a simple either/or concept, but a nuanced set of categories. 
Of ‘Strong’ Leadership, Crisis Communication, and Pooper Scoopers: Change in the Queensland Public Service Under Newman
Governments have historically offered their workforce a public service bargain founded on stable pay and conditions and job security. However, while the Westminster system aims for public service
Toxic Leadership: A Slow Poison Killing Women Leaders in Higher Education in South Africa?
Despite women’s increased participation in academic employment patterns, a global gender gap on senior leadership in universities remains. This mixed methods study explores toxic leadership as a
The lived experience of toxic leadership in Irish higher education
  • Declan Fahie
  • Business
    International Journal of Workplace Health Management
  • 2019
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to reveal the lived experience of toxic leadership for a cohort of 11 individuals who work, or have worked, in the field of higher education in Ireland. Drawing
Full range indeed? The forgotten dark side of leadership
PurposeThe full-range leadership theory, and the distinction between transformational, transactional and laissez-faire leadership behaviour has strongly influenced leadership theory and research in
Democracy and innovation: from institutions to agency and leadership
Democracies are, by definition, marked by a strong normative commitment to innovation and change, and all democratic regimes must seek to generate innovations both to keep their fundamental promise
A Multilevel Study of Relationships between Leaders Dark Triad and Employee Burnout: Mediating Role of Perceived Dark Leadership
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Toxification of national holidays and national identity in Zimbabwe's post-2000 nationalism
National holidays are some of the oldest known forms of nation-mythologizing used for managing, producing and reproducing national memories and identities. They are calendrically set aside days free
Mindfulness and the toxic triangle: reducing the negative impact of toxic leadership in organizations
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Politische Führung und Institutionen, oder: Was leistet eine institutionalistische Leadership-Forschung?
ZusammenfassungDas in den vergangenen Jahren aufgeblühte Studium politischer Führung gilt weithin als Inbegriff eines Forschungsfeldes, dessen Fokus strikt agency-orientiert ist. Der
Toxic Leadership: Managing Its Poisonous Effects on Employees and Organizational Outcomes
  • Emem Laguda
  • Business
    The Palgrave Handbook of Workplace Well-Being
  • 2021


The concept of toxic leadership has been popularised by the American academic, Jean Lipman-Blumen, who argued that some leaders demonstrate toxic tendencies that produce polarisation and division.
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Bad Leadership: What It Is, How It Happens, Why It Matters
How is Saddam Hussein like Tony Blair? Or Kenneth Lay like Lou Gerstner? Answer: They are, or were, leaders. Many would argue that tyrants, corrupt CEOs, and other abusers of power and authority are
The allure of toxic leaders : why we follow destructive bosses and corrupt politicians--and how we can survive them
Toxic leaders - such as Ken Lay at Enron or Al Dunlap ("Chainsaw Al") at Sunbeam, or Slobodan Milosevic in Yugoslavia - have always been with us, and many books explain what makes them tick. But in
The art of followership: How great followers create great leaders and organizations.
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The toxic handler: organizational hero--and casualty.
The role of toxic handlers is introduced, explaining what they do and why, and offering practical advice for managers and organizations about how to support toxic handlers--before a crisis strikes.
The Farther Reaches of Human Nature
Preface, by Bertha G. Maslow Introduction: A. H. Maslow, by Henry Geiger Part I. HEALTH AND PATHOLOGY 1. Toward a Humanistic Biology 2 Neurosis as a Failure of Personal Growth 3. Self-Actualizing and
Hitler, 1889-1936
The Hero in History.