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  • What paranoid managers have you observed?

  • Give examples of their

    • Suspiciousness that others are hurting them

    • Preoccupation with doubts about others’ loyalty

    • Reluctance to confide in others lest the information be used against them

    • Tendency to read hidden, demeaning, or threatening meanings into benign remarks or events

    • Tendency to bear grudges

    • Perceiving attacks on his or her character or reputation that are not apparent to others

    • Tendency to react with anger

  • How did this behavior affect you and others?

  • How did this behavior affect productivity?

  • How did this behavior affect communication?

  • What did you and others do to cope?

  • What worked, and what did not? (What made things better, and what made things worse?)

  • What did you learn?

  • How would you do things differently in the future?

  • What advice would you give to someone facing a paranoid manager?

  • Do you at times act in similar ways?

    • How does it affect people?

    • How does it affect your team?

    • How does it affect your career?


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