Manager mishaps: 3 ways HR can help

Play to managers’ strengths to help them become better bosses
By Jocelyn Bérard
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/14/2006

Bad bosses — it’s easy enough to recognize them. There are those who scream and chastise people working with them; those who have to control everything; those who are totally disengaged and who in turn disengage their teams; those focused only on results, ignoring the human beings around them; and those who are new kids on the block who don’t know how to spell the word leadership.

From a certain perspective, it’s easy to see why there are bad bosses in the workplace. According to the

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