Tags: Boss

Bosses need to know the names of their employees wife and kids

Almost half of bosses do not know the names of their employees’ children, according to a survey conducted by Yorkshire leadership development specialists Azure Consulting. The statistic was among those which emerged in the survey, which asked employed people to tell them about the information their employers knew about them, in relation to their lives…

Managers lack empathy and fail to consider the consequences of their decisions

Too many managers are robotically following rules rather than making decisions with their hearts and minds, according to new research published today by CMI (the Chartered Management Institute) and MoralDNA™. It warns that workplace cultures dominated by rules, bureaucracy and targets mean that managers are switching off their sense of care for others. The report, Managers…

Assertive boys are called leaders, assertive girls are called bossy

LeanIn.Org and Girl Scouts of the USA today launched Ban Bossy, a public service campaign to encourage leadership and achievement in girls. The campaign—with educational materials, a new website, a public service announcement (PSA) and endorsements by celebrities and others—will draw attention to the ways girls and women are discouraged from leading, beginning when girls…

One in five workers would sleep with the boss to gain promotion

Not everyone wants to open their heart about who their new squeeze might be – especially if they work in the same office – according to a new survey of UK workers from Nottingham-based recruitment specialists staffbay.com. The staffbay.com poll reveals that over half (55 per cent) of the 5,000 people surveyed think that office…