Friday, September 24, 2010

Why good bosses tune in to their people :McKinsey quarterly. #kaizenblog

On Fridays there is a tweetchat called #kaizenblog and you can join the conversation here #search?q=%23kaizenblog" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">

I got this article from the discussion and wanted to share it with you. he chat was on "Chat on “Why do organizations tolerate bad bosses?”

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Bosses matter. They matter because more than 95 percent of all people in the workforce have bosses, are bosses, or both. They matter because they set the tone for their followers and organizations. And they matter because many studies show that for more than 75 percent of employees, dealing with their immediate boss is the most stressful part of the job. Lousy bosses can kill you—literally. A 2009 Swedish study tracking 3,122 men for ten years found that those with bad bosses suffered 20 to 40 percent more heart attacks than those with good bosses.Read more at

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