Toxic leaders are at the root of low employee engagement, stifled innovation and high employee turnover. Who are these toxic leaders? How are they affecting the organization? How do they thrive in today's work environment? Is there an antidote? The answer to these questions will become clear as you meet Martin, a new executive assigned to a Good Ole Boy organization; Sally, a successful engineer who encounters a bullying boss and Derrick, a strong director who unknowingly accepts a position working for a Control Freak. Included in this book are case studies that describe the impact that toxic leaders have on individuals and their organization, a discussion of the pros and cons of various alternatives for dealing with a toxic leader and a suggested antidote to make things right.