• executive coaching,  HR consulting,  HR Investigations,  publications,  toxic workplace

    Are You a Toxic Leader or Just a Tough Boss?

    By Teresa A. Daniel, JD, PhD and Gary S. Metcalf, PhD As scholar-practitioners, this question has consumed our research agenda for the past several years. In an attempt to find answers, we have completed studies both in the corporate sector [i] and in a military environment (in this case, the U.S. Army). [ii] But what is it that toxic leaders do and why, you might be asking, should anyone care? Isn’t this just the newest buzzword in a long line of “hot” topics? Toxic Leaders—Who They Are and What They Do Whether they are labeled as toxic leaders (in a military context) or workplace bullies (in a corporate environment), they…

  • books,  Teresa

    Teresa Daniel: Academic Research

    Managing Toxic Emotions at Work: An Empirical Study of HR’s Role and its Impact on Personal Well-Being and Organizational Effectiveness: an empirical, qualitative study designed to better understand the role of HR practitioners in dealing with organizational tension and toxic emotions and the impact that assuming this role has on their personal well-being and their organization (Research was approved for funding by Sullivan University in December 2017). The study resulted in the development of a new grounded theory and conceptual model which suggested that a central aspect of the HR practitioner’s role is to act as an organizational toxin handler. This study also confirmed the five core actions of a…

  • publications,  Teresa

    Teresa Daniel: Academic and Professional Publications

    ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP Academic (Peer Review) Journal Articles The Role of Malice in Cases of Workplace Misconduct, The International Journal for Responsible Employment Practices and Principles (May 2011). Midlife Employees & Work: A Focus on the Management of Midlife Career Adjustment and Strategies for Engaging Midlife Talent, Journal of Global Business (Fall 2006). What Glass Ceiling?: How Women-Owned Small Businesses are Re-Defining True Female Empowerment with Dr. Margie McInerney, International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 4 (Summer 2004). E-Commerce & the “Reluctant” Small Business Owner:  How Technology is Changing the Business Model for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) with Dr. Margie McInerney, The International Journal of…

  • presentations,  Teresa

    Teresa Daniel: Presentations, Workshops

    Academic Proceedings & Presentations Formalizing Leadership: Toward the Development of a Systemic Framework (with Dr. Gary S. Metcalf), 61st Annual Conference of the International Society for the System Sciences, Vienna, Austria, July 9 – 14, 2017. Crossing the Line: An Exploration into Toxic Leadership in the U.S. Army (with Dr. Gary S. Metcalf), 18th Annual International Leadership Association Global Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2 – November 5, 2016. Toxic Leadership in Context (with Dr. Gary S. Metcalf), 60th Annual Conference of the International Society for the System Sciences, Boulder, Colorado, July 24 – 29, 2016. A Perfect Storm: A Systems View of the Phenomenon of Abrasive Leadership (with Dr. Lynn…