Over fourteen years of working for and with various managers and teams I have witnessed many negative manager archetypes, people who are effective leaders often in spite of themselves.

As many managers as I have worked with, so many management styles manifested themselves. This post wil focus on some of the negatives that have directly influenced myself and my co-workers during the course of the past fourteen years.

I will not cite specific examples, since I consider many of those who have provided examples by their failures to be my friends, and in some cases some of my colleagues might get into trouble for airing their grievances to me.

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