Toxic Leadership Diagram

Members of the “Toxic Triangle” Toxic leaders have high levels of narcissism, charisma, and a personalized need for power. Each of these elements is a necessary condition for a leader to be considered toxic. Conformers are those willing to follow a toxic leader, but not for their own personal benefit or gain.

Toxic leaders have high levels of narcissism, charisma, and a personalized need for power. Each of these elements is a necessary condition for a leader to be considered toxic.

In some ways toxic leadership is the polar opposite of the principles you would find in the trust equation. Toxic Leaders are selfserving. They do not care about the organisation or the people within it. They treat them as a vehicle to help them get where they want.

Toxic Leadership Diagram diagram