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19.05.BossDictator

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by Chetan Dhruve
 A manifesto for anyone who hasa boss or is a boss.
Why your
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“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’scharacter, give him power.”— Abraham Lincoln
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The problem: bad bosses
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Analyzing the problem: why do bosses behave the way they do, and why do youbehave in a certain manner with your boss?
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The problem in action: The tragic stories of the Challenger and Columbia spaceshuttles
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Proposed solution: A dierent way of doing things
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section 1: the Problem
The World’s Worst Kept Secret
At work, what are you not supposed to talk about, above all else? When you’re interviewing
for a new job, what are you not supposed to talk about, above all else? Although your HRpeople may ask you, what must you not talk about, above all else? And especially with yourboss, what must you absolutely, absolutely not talk about, above all else?
You know the answer, but you won’t talk about it because you’ve been trained not to. Theanswer is: a bad boss. You cannot and will not complain openly about your boss. You’d rather just leave. You’re not alone.
of one million people showed the no. 1 reasonthat people quit jobs was their boss. Chances are you’ve experienced a terrible boss at somepoint in your career. It’s a fact of life. Yet, you’re not supposed to talk about it. It’s the mod
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ern version of the emperor’s new clothes. And unfortunately, quitting may not help as youcould end up with another bad boss.Bad bosses are a big, big problem. Organizations suer because productivity nosedives andgood people leave. Individuals suer because bad bosses inict tremendous stress — ranging
from petty harassment or mild emotional abuse to sexual harassment or outright physical
assault. Because of bad bosses, careers are destroyed and lives are ruined. People change jobs, move out of town, go to court or even quit working. Even worse, some people killthemselves.
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