Good Boss Versus Bad Boss Essay

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Good Boss versus Bad Boss

How would you feel if you called in to work sick and your boss sympathized but asked when the project you were working on would be finished? If you like most people you would feel guilty about calling in and wonder if you should head to work. How about if you called in sick to work and your boss sympathized and told you to rest up and feel better soon? Would you still feel guilty or would you cuddle down in your bed to rest off the sickness? When comparing the difference between a good boss and a bad boss the perception is largely based on the opinion of the employees.
Bosses come in all shapes and sizes, young and old, male and female, and even good and bad. They are in the position because
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Using their best judgment, a good boss will handle an employee problem with professionalism and communicate the significance of the issue allowing the employee to share his or her thoughts. By taking this approach it allows the boss and the employee to discuss the problem and determine the best suited action to be taken. A good boss will understand the type of personality the employee has and can determine the best approach to take. By doing all these things, a good boss shows respect for the employee and the employee appreciates the leadership direction.
Employees who feel they are valued members of the team will have the desire to do and achieve more because the feeling of importance to the organization. When an employee feels important, he or she will more likely contribute to more than just the required job duties such as join committee’s to help better the organization. These employees will also be more likely to share ideas that may be helpful without feeling their efforts are falling on deaf ears.
A not so good boss (bad boss), when presented with an employee problem will usually react in an emotional way which it entirely counteractive to solving the issue. When a boss reacts in this manner, the employee will automatically get defensive and solving the problem will take longer. Bad bosses can