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Curt Finch

"Just because you can, doesn't mean you should." This saying applies more as you gain seniority in an organization. Remember, people are resources and investments, not disposable tools. Acting like a jerk will only inhibit morale. Plus, I like to keep my ex-lax and brownies seperate...

Jenny

Sorry, that should be Michael Markowitz.

Jenny

Horrible Bosses Scriptwriter Mark Markowitz shared a review on his twitter feed the other day,which I found very thought provoking and a very good read in itself. The review is by Eric Schulte can be found at http://www.ruthlessreviews.com/11838/horrible-bosses/. In his review, Schulte states:

Horrible Bosses is remarkably honest about the fact that our society rewards people for being greedy, selfish, dishonest pieces of shit, as long as they know how to color within the lines. Not only can you get to the top by lying and screwing people over. Once you get to the top, you can get away with pretty much whatever you want. If, for example, your boss decides to slander you to other people in the field, as Spacey threatens to do in the film (all of the characters in this film are just the actors, but the actors are good), there’s nothing you can do about it. So much so that we have a cliche for it: You’ll never work in this town again! Another cliche is for senior managers to promote less competent people to the spots bellow them so that they look good by comparison. Nobody ever gets fired for that, because then the people above them would have to admit they made a mistake in giving the position to the senior manager. If you don’t like it, move to Russia.

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