There’s plenty of give, take in manager-employee relationship (Guest commentary)

One person’s idea of relationship heaven could be another person’s definition of hell
By Sue Nador
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/28/2014

The manager-employee relationship is like any other — whether it’s one with our friends, our lovers or the guy selling hotdogs outside the office. It works well when there is a fair exchange between give and take. But when either person feels they are giving more than they are getting, resentment seeps in, the relationship erodes and the outcomes are rarely good.

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