Tepper: Abusive Supervision

More than a decade has passed, but Mary Mawritz can still hear metal-tipped tassels tapping against leather loafers — the signature sound of her boss roaming the halls of his real estate company. “Whenever I heard that jingling, I would get sick to my stomach because I knew he was approaching,” she says. Her boss had another characteristic sound: Yelling, and a lot of it. He would berate her in front of the whole offce and threaten to fire her immediately if she didn’t keep up with his never-ending barrage of deadlines and demands.

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