Crazy Bosses: Fully Revised and Updated (Hardcover)

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Jam-packed with new anecdotes, updated references, and modernized jokes, Stanley Bing’s seminal investigation of what makes bosses crazy is now revised for a new generation.

Fans of television’s The Office and the cult film Office Space will love this classic guide to the universal workplace phenomenon of crazy bosses, now updated for a new century’s worth of insane supervisors. Bestselling author and business guru Stanley Bing’s Crazy Bosses identifies the various types of crazy bosses—the boss with the five brains, the bully, the paranoid boss, the narcissist, the “bureaucrazy,” and the disaster hunter—and offers readers concrete strategies on how to cope, and, most importantly, how not to become crazy bosses themselves.

About the Author

Stanley Bing, the alter ego of Gil Schwartz (1951–2020), was the bestselling author of Crazy BossesWhat Would Machiavelli Do?Throwing the ElephantSun Tzu Was a Sissy100 Bullshit Jobs . . . And How to Get ThemThe Big Bing, and The Curriculum, as well as the novels Lloyd: What Happened, You Look Nice Today, and Immortal Life. He was a top CBS communications executive whose identity was one of the worst-kept secrets in business.

Praise For…

“A masterful curmudgeon who causes laugh-out-loud moments.” — USA Today

"Bing is fearless." — Dallas Morning News

"Nobody pricks corporate balloons better than Stanley Bing." — New York Post

"With sly humor, Bing offers alternative strategies to conquering any industry provided you are willing to forsake sentiment, human decency, and if need be, close family members." — Time magazine

"If there is one elemental law that guides Bing, it is that of the jungle." — Wall Street Journal

“No one understands corporate war better, or makes it funnier, than Stanley Bing.” — Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

“A hilarious, thought-provoking war plan for the battlefield of the modern workplace.” — Neil Cavuto, Fox News

"Bing is hilarious!" — Don Imus

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060731571
ISBN-10: 0060731575
Publisher: Harper Business
Publication Date: May 8th, 2007
Pages: 288
Language: English