America’s Worst Bosses
From EBossWatch December 27, 2012
The eBossWatch panel of workplace experts has selected and ranked the fourth annual list of America’s Worst Bosses.
The 2012 America’s Worst Bosses include a college dean, four restaurant owners, a fire department chief, five doctors, a judge, three county prosecuting attorneys, and a state attorney general.
To date, the 2012 America’s Worst Bosses have cost their employers over $41 million in monetary damages and lawsuit settlement payments. Of this amount, the 2012 worst bosses in the public sector have cost their respective taxpayers over $21 million.
The managers who made this year’s list of America’s Worst Bosses were named in workplace lawsuits filed by their employees and were accused of workplace harassment and/or sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and/or creating a hostile work environment.
The eBossWatch panel of workplace experts who selected and ranked the worst bosses from across the country includes includes:
- Linnda Durre, Ph.D., psychotherapist, business consultant, corporate trainer, national speaker, columnist, and author of Surviving the Toxic Workplace
- Kevin Kennemer, MA, SPHR, founder of The People Group, writer of The Chief People Officer blog, great workplace consultant and speaker. Serves as president for the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium’s Tulsa Chapter
- Catherine Mattice, MA, workplace bullying subject matter expert; founder of Civility Partners, a training and consulting firm focused on building positive workplaces; international speaker; author of BACK OFF! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work
- Erica Pinsky, Respectful Workplace Solutions Expert and author of Road to Respect: Path to Profit
- Marilyn Veincentotzs, organizational consultant, speaker, advocate, and author of How Organizations Empower Bully Bosses
America’s 50 Worst Bosses 2012
38 Carolyn Frutoz-De Harne
Hawaii Professional HomeCare Services, Honolulu, HI
39 Shaylene Iseri-Carvalho
County of Kauai Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Lihue, HI