we have an abusive (verbal) situation in my company. The COO is exhibiting frightening outbursts of rage against coworkers subordinates and vendors. Everyone is afraid to say anything because she has the ability to fire at will. A senior member of staff has gone to the CEO with the problem but has been told that it is his fault for upsetting her. This is an ongoing problem (one year since her hire) people are afraid. please help. HR is decentralized in this org and we fear that they are not up to this. we worry that she , the coo, is sewing the seeds of doubt about the competency of all equivalent ,to her grade, managers, so their complaints on our behalf will not be believed. its a weird situation. So is this something that we can all get together and fight or is this something that must be dealt with individually?
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