Presentation on theme: "1 Working with a difficult Boss Catherine Muller."— Presentation transcript:
1 Working with a difficult Boss Catherine Muller
2 How will you deal with a difficult boss? Let’s find out!!!! Answer these 10 questions
3 What is a difficult BOSS? Destroys Self Confidence Are Verbally Abusive Take Advantage of Employees’ Dedication Lower Morale Decrease Productivity Make Unreasonable Demands Play Favorites
4 What is a difficult BOSS? Micro-Manage Sexually Harass Employees Break Promises Don’t Communicate Well Threaten Punishment Don’t Appreciate Employees Don’t Provide Adequate Training
5 Ways to get along with your difficult Boss Arrange to meet with your supervisor to find out what is expected from you, and talk about how you can meet those expectations Keep a detailed written record of any problematic interactions
6 Ways to get along with your difficult Boss If you’re cursed at, threatened, physically or sexually harassed, or being treated abusively, take written records of the event to your company’s personnel department and your boss’s manager Don’t blow up, Losing control makes you look bad
7 Ways to get along with your difficult Boss Talk to your boss about the specific behavior in question and explain how it makes you feel Talk to someone you trust outside the workplace. They might have some great advice Keep a written record of you accomplishment, this will give specific reasons for deserving that raise
8 When it is time to quit? Your Stress level is affecting you physical or mental health Your boss practices unethical behavior You dread going to work Your boss is not following state labor laws
9 When it is time to quit? Despite your complaints, your boss still treats you unfairly Your relationship with your boss is damaged beyond repair Your company is experiencing a downward spiral, losing customers, losing money, and rumors is around about the possible closure
10 Can you handle a Bad Boss? Let’s answer these question again and find out!
11 Can you handle a Bad Boss Assignment Go to these web-sites and give 3 more examples on how you will handle a bad boss.