Summary of Dealing with the Boss from Hell

Looking for the book?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes.

Dealing with the Boss from Hell book summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans

Rating

6 Overall

7 Applicability

3 Innovation

7 Style


Recommendation

An abusive boss can make you miserable. Enter Shaun Belding and his witty little book, which provides practical advice about how to deal with this difficult situation. He weighs the benefits of being confrontational versus those of trying to re-educate your bad boss. If all else fails, he says, a new job is a realistic, positive option. His insightful book looks at the issues of employee relations and general productivity from the employee’s perspective. getAbstract recommends it to boss-bedeviled workers who want to improve their situations either in or out of the company, and to human resource managers who want to correct problems inside their companies.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why bosses become abusive;
  • How to defuse your boss’s bad behavior; and
  • What five alternatives you have if your boss is bad.
 

About the Author

Shaun Belding is the president of an international consulting firm that specializes in customer service, team building, management and leadership.

 

Summary

Bad Bosses Are Everywhere
You spend half of your life at work, so you should make the best of it. But sometimes, the cause of your problems is not within your control. A bad boss can be rude, foul-mouthed, insensitive, sexist and, in general, the engine driving bad workplace habits and...

More on this topic

By the same author

Dealing with the Customer from Hell
Dealing with the Customer from Hell
7

Customers who read this summary also read

Suddenly in Charge
Suddenly in Charge
8
Do Over
Do Over
8
The Courage Solution
The Courage Solution
7
Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For
Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For
8
Feminist Fight Club
Feminist Fight Club
8
How to Let Go of Your (Irrational) Workplace Paranoia Once and For All
How to Let Go of Your (Irrational) Workplace Paranoia Once and For All
8

Related Channels

Comment on this summary