Chapter 7. Honor Your Boss: It Pays to Adjust to the Way Your Boss Likes to Do Things

In some countries, employees may subordinate their own profile to that of their boss. They strive to help their bosses look good, and may even do their work, or speak on their behalf, to help them out of tricky situations. Such practices might seem alien, even inappropriate, in the typical American office. Yet a good relationship with your boss makes all the difference to your career potential. If your boss believes that you have his or her best interests at heart, he or she will be more committed to helping you succeed.

All good relationships take work. Maybe you are one of the lucky ones, blessed with great boss-employee communication, synching perfectly in ...

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