Understanding Difficult Bosses - the Abdicator
In this series of blogs, based on our book “Difficult Bosses: A Positive Approach to a Negative Situation,” we’ll take a brief look at each difficult boss type - one at a time. We’ll see what makes them tick and how we can best interact with them.Today we will look at the Abdicator. Here...
This is brilliant. The Abdicator is one of the most challenging bosses to deal with and you run into them the higher you go. After having served a couple of times myself, they have to have a "Chief of Staff type" to maintain their status quo. When I hear that term used in corporate settings, it gets my attention. They are extremely politically savvy.