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The Importance of Addressing Toxic Workplaces: Human Resources and Legal Perspective

Creating a pleasant work environment is vital for employee well-being and productivity. On the other hand, toxic behavior at work can have far-reaching consequences for both individuals and the organization as a whole. When I consult with organizations and point out elements that could be signs of a toxic workplace, I sometimes feel that management has trouble understanding the severity of not addressing that with the utmost urgency. Let me shed light on what constitutes a toxic workplace, why it is critical to address such issues, and the risks managers face if they fail to address reports of toxic behavior.

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