Targets of bully bosses usually end up being ridiculed at work and face public criticism. Silent treatments and public humiliation will only result in having a detrimental effect on your employees. It will negatively impact the work environment as well as their relationship with other co-workers.
“The researchers queried a sample of 233 people who work in a wide range of occupations in the Southeast United States. Demographically, the sample was 46 percent men, 86 percent white, had an average age of 42.6 years, had worked in their job for seven years, had worked at their company for 10 years, and worked an average of 46 hours a week. Survey respondents were asked about supervisory abuse, vicarious supervisory abuse, job frustration, perceived organizational support, and coworker abuse.”