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dealing with our superiors

Someone recently asked me how to deal with their superiors, sometimes we wonder how they get there. Everyone seems to go through times where they disagree with their superiors/managers.....
and sometimes it reaches the point where dealing with them is downright frustrating.
The issue here, is that you can't really be honest and tell them exactly what you want to. Why? Well, if and when you do leave the company, they're essentially your references. So I guess the question is...how does one be honest with the higher-ups, explaining to them that their way of managing is wrong, their way of scheduling is wrong, etc. etc...without essentially getting on their wrong side. Come review time, or reference time, they might still hold something against us. So - a) suck it up and just do what you are told b) Be polite and tell them that it could be done better. But when they just keep piling it on and on, you're just trying your best not to say much. Any suggestions out there as to how one might handle situations like this.

Comments

Anonymous said…
This sounds sad. Well... I know that's the way... to survive otherwise we have to leave...
Krupo said…
I think I have another blog post topic to write about now. ;)

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