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E-Portfolio 2 “The Hard Data on Being a Nice Boss” Team Pugs Richard Dinh, Brian Kuan, Manuel Macario, Trang Nguyen, Alberto Park, Hara Vu Being in a managerial position, it is difficult to be a firm or nice boss. Should people act like a nice boss or a mean boss? Traditionally, people think that being firm and strict works best because being “soft” gives employers an impression that you are easy-going.
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According to the article, “ Touch” managers often mistakenly think that putting pressure on employees will increase performance. Increasing pressure caused by stress, and stress brings high health care and turnover costs. Employees with high levels of stress were 46 percent greater than at similar organizations without high levels of stress. So, there’s the impact on turnover: research shows that workplace stress can lead them to look for a new job, decline a promotion, or leave a job. Adam Grant’s data shows that nice guys finish first as long as they use the right strategies that prevent others from taking advantage of them.
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