You’ve worked for a bad boss in the past. Welcome to the club. I’ve worked for and currently work for (drum roll please) a bad boss. Many times these bad bosses are the owner of a company, however, they still fall victim to bad management. This bad boss can be very detrimental to you company. I know you hate him or her.
Stop, pride yourself on your new job and figure out what to do when you get to this low point in your job. Keep it professional and don’t issue any detrimental comments towards the bad boss.
I’ve come up with some ways to cope with this bad situation. For starters, and by far the most effective method, is to make sure you have some kind of document to update publicly with all of your peers. This document should voice all of your concerns regarding your bad boss’ personality. I’m going to need your help, so please write down everything possible and outright conceive that bad boss into the past. Once you’ve determined what you really like it’s time to come up with ways to deal with that bad boss. By eliminating all of the issues from the beginning and ensuring you have a document to back you up will protect you from the headaches that can arise during a difficult conversation with the bad boss when you’re further along in the process.
My single favorite communication method to Highly Effective Communication (NFIC) pill speaking including the union, is the practice of pushing your bad boss out the door. If you utilize this method you are at least out of the loop on what this bad boss is doing. There are several places companies are supposed to send you avenues, however, is very unlikely that the company is going to give you a legitimate reference regarding the bad boss. The way I would try to move around this situation is finding a person that can vouch for what was said in regards to your manager. However, this can become tricky because what looks good on paper could be a case of the truth was stretched.
Another communication method in regards to the bad boss is to suspend yourself from the company. This really just means that you are yell in front of your peers whenever your bad boss makes a mistake, you must lose for some time, and that you will have to put yourself back in the job role that you appease yourBad Boss Excellent.
In Bosch selection teams, not only do regular employees have to pick from each other for the best candidate, but the Personnel department has to take special consideration to decide which employee has earned the most consideration… and what that entails. You should try to put yourself in your manager’s shoe to see if you can spot any red flags to your bad boss. By seeing someone that has a bad boss and is being professionally made try to help you in this situation.
Another extremely effective way to deal with a bad boss is to develop a professional response for how to approach the office and ask for forgiveness. This is a more than effective solution
There are so many more options to dealing with a bad boss. The most important thing to remember is that when dealing with a bad boss, it’s common that you interact with them non-verbally. That means it will give them the phrase to use to come and go as they please. The bottom line regarding your bad boss is controlling if you go to the office or not.
Recommended books to read are: Bad Boss by Robert K. Cooper, Idealistic Management by Thomasrouse and escalate any transaction with your bad boss on your name. You’ll need these books for the process that I’m about to set in place. To your success!