Worst Ways to Quit

By Jeanne Sahadi, CNNMoney.com senior writer

In workplace scuffles, employees aren't always the innocents. NEW YORK -- When it comes to treating people poorly in the workplace, the company isn't always the guilty party. Employees can do plenty to mistreat their bosses and colleagues, especially when they quit. Just ask any manager, small-business owner or beneficiary of an ex-colleague's dumped workload. But the fallout may not be borne by the company alone. Flipping the bird on your way out the door (literally, figuratively or even unintentionally) can backfire on you and your next employer. Here are some of the worst ways employees can say sayonara: