Insubordination is the act or behavior of refusing to obey orders from a person in a position of authority (power). Insidious insubordination is the malignant, malicious, vicious, malign, nasty, evil form of it.
How would you deal with a subordinate who is trying to destroy you as a manager, while you do not have the full and open support of top management?
Insubordination is typically hidden and definitely not clearly visible. But it's totally destructive to the business – and to the manager who is being targeted. But the damaging outcomes are not immediately apparent until problems arise and reconciliation attempts are made.
I am observing following real-life situation. A female manager is responsible for the management information system in a male-dominated freight organization with 2 sites where the movement of goods is captured into the software – and then the organization knows the volume and type of goods passing through its portals. It can let clients know (real-time) (...) Read more? Sign up for free