For example, when a pack of street thugs hold you at gun point in a dark alley.
Intimidation, on the other hand, is a tactic used by a weak management to create an artificial aura of fear that something bad might happen.
Those who suffer from the application of workplace intimidation become overly fearful of offering their ideas or sharing their concern. ) They are wary of taking the initiative and, accordingly, their doubts become self-fulfilling.
Even worse, those who succumb to intimidation become little more than frustrated drones, mindlessly carrying out a sort of genetic blueprint drawn by the intimidating figure from on high.
For this reason, intimidation used as a tool of management is counterproductive and destructive.
The problem is that intimidation never gets the best out of people.