It makes them feel important. It was the first time this person had ever had a co-worker at his same level. You may just have a terrible boss. Maza on November 7, at 5: If you do question anything, or politely express your dissatisfaction with something…God forbid, look out. This is particularly common where there is large power difference with regards to education or authority.
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I would think twice on going to HR. Our team is the highest educated and technically skilled group in our division. Actually, this story is a great metaphor for why, in any given organization, everyone should be respected and treated well. I am suggesting these books as a way to make people aware of a potential slippery slope before they fall down into a pit of snakes. I needed him to provide more knowledge of what he had done and what he was doing, so I would better understand how people were using the system, etc. We also had all the documentation on the numbers he was manipulating and falsifying.
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For our podcast Millennial Minded Episode Well, she did exactly the opposite and contacted him. Are you learning new things? In a way this feels like a compliment because you are taking care of so much and feel validated in your job. Ask for examples and work samples on which you can base your work. Explain how you prioritized the list and what you feel are the most important projects to complete before taking on more.
Better save those good ideas for someone who cares. Tyrannical behaviour comes in all forms. Whenever you are within reach of this boss, you begin to feel like a marionette, being pulled this way and pushed that way: I really liked the last part where one should try find solutions to work together rather than exclude. Remember that in the medical profession, surgeons especially, there is a greater number of sociopaths, and psychopaths than the statistical norm for the rest of the population.