One Disaffected Employee Can Poison an Entire Team’s Culture. Here’s What to Do.

At some point in time, we’ve all had a coworker whose abrasive style or undercutting actions makes the workplace miserable and treacherous. In fact, one disaffected employee can poison an entire team’s culture and cost the company extra dollars. And, according to a study from Harvard Business School, removing a toxic team member delivers twice as much value to a company than even hiring a top performer.