Infographic: The most obnoxious boss behaviors, ranked

Poor leaders wreak havoc on retention, morale, engagement and productivity. Are your managers guilty of the most loathsome workplace sins?

Unfortunately, terrible managers are everywhere. The corporate landscape is rife with entrenched nincompoops, lurkers, oglers, liars, meddlers, credit stealers, misogynists, bigots, micro-managers, nitpickers, tantrum-throwers and an array of otherwise vexing nudniks who couldn’t run a banana stand.

There are plenty of reprehensible boss behaviors or traits that cause misery, but BambooHR interviewed 1,000 U.S.-based workers to find out what really drives workers up a wall—or out the door.

The most enraging behavior, according to this survey, is stealing credit for ideas. For those who’ve had well-deserved glory purloined by an underhanded boss, this is no surprise.

After kudos thievery, the most common boss complaints focused on:

As you might imagine, BambooHR found a wide gap between employee and manager sentiment on this topic. Most managers surveyed didn’t think the naughty behaviors listed were too egregious. As the infographic states:

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