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toxic

harmful or deadly
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

toxic

[′täk·sik]
(medicine)
Relating to a harmful effect by a poisonous substance on the human body by physical contact, ingestion, or inhalation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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What all of this adds up to, say the authors, is a workplace environment that increasingly demands that toxic handlers step in to hold organizations together, even as the work they do often causes them to personally self-destruct.
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Toxic leaders promote their own interest over the needs and interests of other people, of organizations, and even above moral codes.
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George Reed, who carries very respectable credentials as both a former Army officer with twenty-seven years of experience and a civilian scholar, has at least begun to examine toxic leadership in the U.S.
Rost where "Leadership is an influence relationship among leaders and followers who intend real changes that reflect their mutual purposes." (viii) Reed also establishes his focus on toxic leaders who "engage in numerous destructive behaviors and who exhibit certain dysfunctional personal characteristics..
KARACHI -- At least eighteen people have died in last two days after drinking toxic liquor in different localities of the city while 5 are still in critical condition.