IU Southeast professor discovers link between entitled employees, bully bosses, and bad behavior23rd September 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Sept. 17, 2013) – A sense of entitlement at work could lead to more than just a bad attitude at the office. Recent research from Indiana University Southeast indicates that entitlement leads to employees believing they have a bully boss which in turn results in some form of payback. IU Southeast Associate Professor of Management Kenneth Harris discovered a strong correlation between employees who believe they are entitled and abusive supervision.

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Is your boss a bully? IU Southeast study shows direct reports aren’t the only victims9th February 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Feb. 8, 2013) – A recent IU Southeast study shows that the actions of a bully boss damage the demeanor of an entire office – not just the intended victims. The study, co-authored by IU Southeast business professors Ken Harris and Ranida Harris, examined the effects of abusive supervision among hundreds of employees in various fields.