Sources: Toxic Employees Survey, Fierce Inc., 2015; Society
for Human Resource Management, 2015
Nobody picks a bad apple. But there are plenty
of negative consequences when a troublemaker
ends up on a project team.
4 in 5 employees believe that a toxic employee
is “extremely debilitating” to team morale.
41% Bad attitude
11% Blames others
The most common traits of negative
of managers’ time is
spent dealing with subpar
employees—almost a full day each week.
of employees believe
somewhat or extremely tolerant of toxic employees.