Abusive Bosses in the Workplace

Min-Hsuan Tu, Assistant Professor of Organization and Human Resources

Abuse of power does not build a good team.

Why are there so many horrible and abusive bosses? Learn why some leaders abuse their power, why we may tolerate abusive leaders more often than we think, how abuse causes harms to victims (and even the abusers themselves), and how to create an abuse-free environment.

Min-Hsuan Tu is an assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management. With a PhD from the University of Florida, Tu teaches organizational behavior and human resource management, and conducts research focusing on power and leader mistreatment in the workplace, with the ultimate goal of finding simple and helpful techniques to develop better leaders and high-quality employee relationships.