Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 47535
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
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2007/8/4-22 [Uncategorized] UID:47535 Activity:nil
8/4     The worst bosses get promoted: (
        \_ Likewise loud and obnoxious people get more recognition than
           quiet worker bees. It's been like that since the dawn of
           mankind. Nothing new.
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By Rachel Breitman Fri Aug 3, 10:57 AM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - How do people get ahead in the workplace? One way seems to be by making their subordinates miserable, according to a study released Friday. Click Here In the study to be presented at a conference on management this weekend, almost two-thirds of the 240 participants in an online survey said the local workplace tyrant was either never censured or was promoted for domineering ways. Despite their success in the office, spiteful supervisors can cause serious malaise for their subordinates, the study suggested, citing nightmares, insomnia, depression and exhaustion as symptoms of serving a brutal boss. The authors advocated immediate intervention by industry chiefs to stop fledgling office authoritarians from rising up the ranks. "As with any sort of cancer, the best alternative to prevention is early detection," they wrote. They faulted senior managers for not recognizing the signs of workplace strife wrought by bad bosses. "The leaders above them who did nothing, who rewarded and promoted bad leaders ... The study will be presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, a research and teaching organization with nearly 17,000 members, from Sunday to Wednesday in Philadelphia. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.
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