What is bad leadership, in your experience?

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CTO in Healthcare and Biotech, 11 - 50 employees
A leader who constantly changes his/her orders, which goes on endless loops.

The one who does tantrums instead of rational decisions.

The one who does decisions based on his/her guts, instead of proven hard-data.

The one who takes away motivation from the team instead of inspiring & ignite them.
Director SASE Customer & Partner Success in Software, 10,001+ employees
Inability to make a decision.
Director of Information Technology in Energy and Utilities, 201 - 500 employees
The one who adds themself into the equation.
Chief Information Officer in Manufacturing, 10,001+ employees
A boss or manager who doesn't trust their people, who feels the need to micromanage their team, and doesn't have their back when SHTF.
SVP, IT Enterprise Architect in Manufacturing, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
CIO in Education, 201 - 500 employees
Me, me, me, I, I, I. Also, exuberantly reading lots and lots of books, endlessly using the lingo within but literally learning nothing from them.
CIO in Education, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
It can be a lot of things and take many different forms, but at the end of the day, if there's no trust, respect, value or support of those with whom you work, you have bad leadership.
Chair and Professor, Startup CTO in Education, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
Arrogant and stubborn

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