It’s inevitable. At one point or another you’ll undoubtedly work for a lousy boss. Hopefully it’s already happened and you’ve moved on. Battered and bruised perhaps, but no longer under the reign of a craptastic manager.
If, however, you’re still stuck, there are a few things to consider.
This guy (or gal) who wields such power
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February 16, 2015
TO: All Employees
FROM: Janet Jones, Director of Human Resources
RE: Inappropriate Workplace Conversations
It has come to my attention that a fair number of you saw the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” this
Isolation at the office.
People trudge into the building, settle into a cubicle or work station, and never leave the confines of their department. Lunch is consumed at one’s desk and, unless one has meetings to attend or conference calls to join, the only conversations occur with those in close proximity.
So here’s something awesome you
Recently, I was doing some reading about internal barriers in organizations created by fear. In Tom Rieger’s Breaking the Fear Barrier he points out these barriers take three forms: parochialism, territorialism, and empire building. As he states:
“Parochial managers do not necessarily want to take control over other departments. Instead, they build walls against others' empire