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How to be a Good Boss

What makes a “good” boss? Now there’s a question guaranteed to provoke a spirited response from every working stiff. A question of such complexity requires a definition for the word “boss”.

One simple definition is that a boss is someone who is responsible for the work of others. So, then, a boss ranges from a foreperson to a supervisor to a team leader to a manager to director. Above that level, the boss becomes an executive responsible for big-picture strategic direction and outcomes.

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Sheldon MacNeil  Illustration by Peggy Collins