• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Is your boss/admin team dysfunctional?

Get PDF file

by on
in Dealing with Bosses,Office Management

Your relationship with your boss can be good, bad or somewhere in between. Knowing the signs of a dysfunctional relationship can help you decide whether it’s worth working on or if you should just move on, career consultant Jennifer Winter writes.

  • You’re trying to please people. When your goal becomes pleasing your boss instead of doing a good job, there’s a problem.
  • You’re throwing tantrums. Feeling upset about your manager’s choices and behaving badly is a bad sign. This includes mouthing off, getting into fights and making no effort to negotiate.
  • You’re suffering in silence. There shouldn’t be bullying in your dealings with a higher-up because that signifies a breakdown of the boss-employee relationship.

— Adapted from “Are You in a Dysfunctional Relation­­ship with Your Boss?” Jennifer Winter, The Daily Muse.

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: