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Is My Boss Abusive Quiz

Is My Boss Abusive Quiz

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Is My Boss Abusive Quiz

The following questions represent common signs of abusive behavior your employer may display:


#1. Do they struggle to control their temper and often yell or threaten others?

#2. Do they often disregard your limits (e.g. coerce you into working longer, make unreasonable demands in terms of workloads or deadlines)?

#3. Do they struggle with accepting personal responsibility or recognizing their own mistakes and instead get defensive or shift the blame onto others?

#4. Do they often use gaslighting to lie, downplay, or distort a particular situation, leaving you feeling confused?

#5. Do they struggle with control issues where your every move is being watched and your every decision is being scrutinized, creating a climate of fear or tension?

#6. Do they play favorites or pit employees against one another?

#7. Do they often give vague or unhelpful directions and expect you to read their mind?

#8. Do they often take credit for other people’s ideas or work?

#9. Do they often belittle or shame employees publicly or use sarcasm to justify their bullying?

#10. Do they sexually harass employees or offer something in return for sexual favor?


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This quiz is for informational purposes only. It is not meant as a diagnostic or assessment tool.


The questions above represent common signs of an abusive boss. If you answered yes to most of these questions, then your boos might be abusive.

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