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BSS: Manage Your Boss by Patrick Forsyth

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Key Issues

Overall, managing the necessary working relationship with your boss, or anyone else senior with whom you liaise or collaborate, is something that takes place largely through other things that are going on rather than primarily being an activity in its own right.

For example, in communications, projects, and meetings you may need not only to do these things, but also to add an element of activity into the process that manages relationships as well as the circumstance.

By and large, everything that you want to achieve to have a good relationship with your boss is going to help you do your job better – and that is what your boss wants too, so there is no inherent clash. Some managers can undeniably be difficult, cussed sometimes, but ...

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