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Tobe a boss whom the subordinates respect, should one wear a serious expression and not indulge in fun? Can a light-hearted person (who is otherwise sincere and knowledgeable) not make a respected boss?

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Asked by Lion Heart, 28 Oct '09 03:26 pm
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A congenial boss will always make a more respected boss than a tyrant! A boss who thinks it is necessary to crack the whip and wear a serious expression all the time to ensure that the workforce works conscientiously has a serious character defect. Such behaviour will have the opposite effect. In actual fact when a normally congenial person does become serious on occasion then the workforce are far more likely to take notice because it is out of character. A skilled boss knows how to attain the perfect mix in attitude towards the workforce and not alienate them. A bully has no right to be left in charge of people !
Answered by Janis, 28 Oct '09 03:43 pm

 
  
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To me , the best is a combination of self actualizing and humanistic style , who leads from the front , take the people along with him , take the blame of failure to himself , pass on the credit of success to others . Be bold when they lose and be calm when they win ..... additionally , smiling with a sense of humor is positively a top on the cake
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 28 Oct '09 03:41 pm

 
  
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A light hearted person will be a good boss
Answered by iqbal seth, 28 Oct '09 03:53 pm

 
  
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A boss hu knows his job well,hu is easily accessible hu is attentive enough to listen to problems and guides subordinates to achieve things and is jovial enough so that he creates a confident environment where informations are passed fast is a boss respected.if he is light hearted very fine-but only when needed and strict when it means business.
Answered by ashok paricha, 28 Oct '09 03:51 pm

 
  
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No it is not necessary to be a serious person in order to get respect from subordinates. Respect from subordinates comes from being knowledgeble about the job and being supportive of the juniors in their efforts to come up in life. The Hari Sadu ad of Naukri dot com is a good example of a wrong kind of boss
Answered by Vikram, 28 Oct '09 03:37 pm

 
  
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Yes why ever not...Infact a light hearted easy going boss will be more productive because he wud be more approachable in event of any difficulty and will induce more confidence in the subordinates due to this quality and therefore will be respected.. Whereas a stoic and serious boss will distant himself from workers and only fear will manifest as respect and not actual respect. Remember one gets more flies with honey than vinegar....
Answered by sumitha, 28 Oct '09 03:37 pm

 
  
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Subordinates respect that kind of a boss, who they are not able to sum up. Once they sum up the boss they tend to twist him around their little finger. They throw tantrums to see where the boss would yield. The boss has to be a no nonsense person. Being sincere and knowledgeable is an essential quality without that quality he would never earn respect from his supported. Light hearted person would never make a good boss. He will never be able to extract work from them, he would never be able to have them where he wants.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 28 Oct '09 03:37 pm

 
  
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A light-hearted person (who is otherwise sincere and knowledgeable) CAN make a respected boss
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 28 Oct '09 03:31 pm

 
  
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