Crazy Bosses: Spotting Them, Serving Them, Surviving Them

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A guide to dealing with difficult bosses draws on hundreds of interviews with victims and their bosses to show readers that their greatest power is their own sanity in the face of a crazy supervisor. 60,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.

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Stanley Bing is the bestselling author of Crazy BossesWhat Would Machiavelli Do?Throwing the ElephantSun Tzu Was a Sizzy100 Bullshit Jobs . . . And How to Get Them, The Big Bing, and The Curriculum, as well as the novels Lloyd: What Happened, You Look Nice Today, and Immortal Life. By day he is an haute executive in a gigantic multinational corporation whose identity is one of the worst-kept secrets in business.

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Bing, who writes Esquire magazine's "Executive Summary" column, analyzes a slice of corporate culture gone mad--the interpersonal dynamics of working with a crazy boss. He first describes the process of a typical initiate entering the corporate world with a general set of perceptions which may be out of sync with the underlying mechanisms that govern the behavior of corporate players. Through the use of anecdotes generalized to portray recurring themes, Bing describes the various kinds of crazy bosses: the boss with the five brains, the bully, the paranoid boss, the narcissist, the "bureaucrazy," and the disaster hunter. Chapter subheadings range from clever to cutesy, making it difficult to refer back to particular sections of his discussion. However, Bing ends each chapter with concrete strategies to cope with each type of crazy boss. Recommended for general business collections.
- Todd Yaeger, West Virginia Univ. Lib., Morgantown
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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