Chances are that one third of workers out there have been bullied by their boss at one time or another. Almost twenty hours a week are spent thinking about how your boss will act next, instead of actually working. Having an insane boss not only causes individual psychological and emotional stress, it also leads to less productivity in the workplace and costs companies in the long run.
An alarming number of bosses share characteristics of a psychopath and exhibit behavior such as manipulation and lack of remorse; and this leads almost 20% of workers to quit their job on this basis alone.[pinit]