How to Deal with a Bad Boss (www.yahoo.com/personalfinance)
by Penelope Trunk
Here’s what a bad boss is: Someone who lies, cheats, steals, or touches you after you’ve told him, in writing, not to. If you have one of these bosses, quit complaining and start applying for other jobs.
All other bosses aren’t truly bad — you’re just bad at managing them.
A Boss-Management Decalogue
One of the most important parts of being competent at work is managing up: Making sure you give your boss what he or she needs, and then getting what you need in return. That’s no one’s responsibility but your own.
Here are 10 ways to manage your boss: