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Synonyms for boss

Synonyms for boss

one who is highest in rank or authority

a professional politician who controls a party or political machine

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to direct and watch over the work and performance of others

to command or issue commands in an arrogant manner

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a person who exercises control over workers

a person responsible for hiring workers

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a person who exercises control and makes decisions

a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments

a circular rounded projection or protuberance

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raise in a relief

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exceptionally good

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What qualities do you value most in bosses? What do your colleagues consider most commendable or amiable about their bosses?
Just as corporate bosses fire incompetent and corrupt employees, so should we.
Since 2014 when Gallup last asked the gender preference question, there has been a universal decline in support for male bosses among all subgroups, although some have declined more than others.
Great bosses inspire their employees to achieve company goals.
Under such circumstances, the importance of a boss is magnified, with the potential for bad bosses to make things substantially worse and for good bosses to save the day.
What bosses think: No pride in yourself and unsuitable dress sense, therefore no pride in your work.
Bosses in the top performance decile increase each worker's output by about 1 .3 units per hour, or more than 10 percent of average output, relative to bosses in the bottom decile.
We may all agree that it is tough working for difficult bosses. That observation is easy.
From a "monster" to a "kitten", our readers were asked to vote on how they perceived their bosses. The results were an eye-opener.
The problem is that bosses really do matter and bad bosses are more than just an annoyance--they create stress, hamper productivity, erode morale and even increase the frequency of employee heart attacks.
It is a reality that the same sort of assertiveness and confidence that leads people to have a mind, of their own, has enabled their bosses to reach where they have reached.
Like Miranda Priestly the nasty magazine editor in The Devil Wears Prada these bosses manage through humiliation backstabbing or other coercive means of engaging cooperation.
Let's take a look at these bosses and their traits in order to determine which type of supervisor is hovering above you in your company's pecking order.
I, for one, am tired of the seemingly endless books on the subject written from the point of view of trying to fix or deal with difficult people--especially bosses. Most of the current writing on the topic, ranging from No More Jerks to Snakes in Suits, is so busy pointing a finger that there is not much room for anything but blame and obsequious attempts to get around bad behavior.