30 October 2012

Type of Bosses

Having delve into the business world? You might had faced few bosses who are sometimes being too relaxed and sometimes being too strict? or bosses who didn't care what are you doing as long the job is done..each of them carries different personalities and this can be explained as in this article. As for me, I quite agree about this article based on my experiences working in few organizations.

The Old-Timer Boss
This type of boss has been in the industry for quite some time and really knows what it takes to be in the business. He/she almost at the peak of his/her career. The good thing about him/her is they are easy going especially if close to retirement. The not so good part is we will easily get bored of his/her thousands of tales. When you are dealing with this type of boss, maintain strong patience, keep on smiling as though you are listening and being with him, instead take that precious time dreaming of something else and plan your future undertaking or maybe dream of your wife, husband, kids, girlfriend or boyfriend.

The Tyrant Boss
This type of boss thinks that empowerment means allowing management to give instruction. The normally have that thought that they are the one alone controller of the organization. The good thing about this boss is they have no problem in making decision, but the not so good part is, the decision made is often wrong. This type of boss will not listen much of what you want to give or suggest, so the best thing when dealing of such boss, keep quiet and just do your job.

The Pen Pusher Boss
This type of boss believes that the world would fall apart if there are no rules and regulations. The good thing about this boss is that he/she is highly expected and this makes you easier to manipulate. The not so good part is that you will not be able to show your fullest creativity. When you are with this kind of boss, keep all actions within the framework of what is been done in the history. And document everything and share it with everyone.

The Over Rated Boss
This type of boss is normally got over-promoted and has no thought of what to do next. This type of boss normally gets others to make decision and tend to agrees with it without much solid ground over it. The good thing about this boss is he/she will probably get downgraded or fired soon and will eventually create an opportunity for you. The not so good thing is he/she will remain in his/her place if you assist him/her out too much. If dealing with such boss, the best thing to do is do your own job and prepare your project proposal in advance, try to leap him/her to get approval of it. Sooner or later he/she will realize how ‘not so good’ him/her and will eventually give you way.

The Futurist Boss
This type of boss generates a reality-distortion ground that resulting people consider the doubtful and usually originated in high-tech and biotech surroundings. The good thing of him/her is he/she can be highly inspirational, especially if we have got founder’s stock. The not so good thing is shouting at people who are not with him/her. If you have this type of boss, definitely you will not have a life. If you are ready to commit your life for it, this is the best boss for you.

The Mountaineer Boss
This type of boss often desperately wants to get to the top. The good think about him/her is that you may have the opportunity to get promoted when he is upgraded. The not so good is that you are nothing less than being a rung on his hierarchy to triumph. You should not try to make him look bad, or else… Try to make sure that the boss knows you understand your role in making him look good.

The Socialist Boss
This type of boss thinks of the corporate environment as a community of stakeholders. They often see things at non-profits way and will also aim for healthcare everywhere. The good thing about this boss is that they are pleasant and friendly. The not so good thing is that they will try to avoid committing or making decision that might create conflicts. This type of boss may become grouchy when under pressure. In dealing with such boss, you have to build peace & harmony. Make sure everyone is with you before making any step and the main criteria is always be good to him/her.

The Propeller-head Boss
This type of Boss used to be a top performer in engineering sector. He/she prefers to interact via email and try to avoid face to face. He/she will have that thought that others are not as good as him/her or can be considered as an idiot. This type of boss will try to relate everything with technological environment. The tips is become and expert in high complicated technology and show to him/her that you are in the same direction with him/her.

The Chopper Boss
This type of boss is normally hired to downsize your organization. They will try to fire or make them resign as much as possible, as soon as possible. There is nothing much good thing for employee but for the company, who knows. The not so good thing is that this type of boss is really good of what he is hired to do. So, when dealing with this type of boss, the best thing that you should do is start updating your resume as chances of you being out is very high.

The Hero of the Day Boss
This type of Boss is so capable and conversant, yet easy to work with. They will try to help staff to learn and grow an actually have thought that manager is exist to guide the staff to be successful. But, this type of boss normally gets easily promoted and will leave you very soon. The best thing to do when dealing with this type of boss is enjoy it while you can and try to prove that you are actually have that same or almost same quality that he/she posses, and pray that he/she bring you along when he/she gets better job or promotion.

Credit to : http://www.graduan2u.com/2011/12/06/type-of-bosses/


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