Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant : How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job, by Taylor, Lynn
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- ISBN: 9780470457641 | 0470457643
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 7/20/2009
An indispensable guide to dealing with the childish behavior of challenging managers to build a great careerBased on extensive interviews and research, Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant helps employees understand their managers and how to cope with them when they are difficult and frustrating. It reveals the most common irritating boss behaviors, including childish and bullying antics. Most people simply endure the tirades, mood swings, and incessant questions of their tyrannical bosses, but this book shows readers how to build positive relationships with even the most out-of-control bossand still thrive in their jobs. The key to success lies in dealing with Terrible Office Tyrants (or TOTs) much like a parent deals with a troublesome toddler. From brats to little lost lambs, virtually every kind of boss is covered here. With true stories and time-tested solutions, this is the perfect guide for dealing with bosses who are distracted and whiny, fickle and moody, bullying and demanding, needy and stubborn, or just plain self-centered.Lynn Taylor (Santa Barbara, CA) is a leading national expert and spokesperson on career and hiring issues, as well as an advisor and consultant to job seekers and executives. She is the founder of Lynn Taylor Consulting, where she focuses on hiring, recruiting, and workplace management issues.