First-Time Leaders: How ‘darkside tendencies’ can impact on their reputation

by Peter Berry Consultancy

First time leaders deal with a number of challenges and transitions which can be taxing and may put them at increased risk of engaging in counterproductive work behaviours (aka dark side tendencies). Engaging in dark side tendencies my impact on the reputation of first-time leaders, subsequently effecting their effectiveness as a leader, career, as well as their team and organisation.

This white paper produced by Peter Berry Consultancy suggests that first-time leaders who are at a higher risk of displaying specific dark side tendencies are likely to experience a detrimental effect on their reputations – measured by the hogan 360 tool. Specific dark side tendencies and their effects are discussed here, as well as ways to mitigate the risks associated with these tendencies.