Who’s the Boss? The Impact Bosses Make on Your Worklife [Infographic]

In the 2011 comedy film “Horrible Bosses,” any resemblance to our current bosses may have been purely coincidental.

For many American workers, however, the portrayal represents a familiar daily reality in the workplace: their bosses are making them miserable. And sick. The Journal of Business and Psychology reported that workers’ health is adversely affected by a negative psychological climate, which can lead to a slew of health-related problems, including heart disease and depression.

So are bosses worth it?

This infographic examines the impact of management, both good and bad, in the workplace. Where do your current and former bosses stand in comparison?

 

 

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Sources:

Bosses Less Stressed than Workers, Study Says, AOL Jobs, 2012
CEO Pay is 380 Times Average Worker’s—AFL-CIO, CNN Money, 2012
The Impact of Bad Bosses, The Atlantic, 2012

 

 

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