A Survival Guide for Working with Bad Bosses

Dealing with Bullies, Idiots, Back-Stabbers, and Other Managers from Hell

A Survival Guide for Working with Bad Bosses

Author: Gini Graham Scott
Pub Date: November 2005
Print Edition: $15.00
Print ISBN: 9780814472989
Page Count: 224
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814428979

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Table of Contents


Part I: Not Fit for Command

1. The No-Boss Boss

2. The Pass-the-Buck Boss

3. Clueless but Connected

4. Scatterboss

5. Critically Clueless

6. The Dishonest 'Genius'

Part II: That’s Unfair!

7. On Overload

8. Only Good Enough to Train Others

9. No Backup

10. No Excuses

11. That’s Perfect -- Not!

12. Promises, Promises

13. No Trust

14. You’re Great, But ...

Part III: Power Players

15. Just for Sport

16. Turning Yeses into No’s

17. The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

18. Controlling the Control Freak

19. Bad Boss in a Big Bureaucracy

20. Breaking Through the Bureaucracy

21. It Goes with the Territory

22. Who’s the Boss?

Part IV: Out of Bounds

23. Dirty Looks

24. A New Boss Is Insulting and Abusive

25. Call 911

26. Drunk, Disorderly, and Untouchable

27. The Intrusive Boss

28. Party Planner

29. Cultural Divide

Part V: Ethical Challenges

30. Dealing with Danger

31. The Cover-Up

32. It’s a Crime!

33. Sex and Faxes

34. Give In to Collective Denial or Leave?

Part VI: Putting It All Together

35. Bad Boss or Bad Employee?

36. How Bad Is Your Boss? An Assessment Quiz

37. Knowing How to Deal


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