Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Hypocrisy in management, part of Just Ask: Todd Dewett on Management and Leadership.
(upbeat music) … - [Lisa] Hi Dr. D., my name is Lisa … and I'm a project manager in Southern California. … I'd like to ask you, how do employees … approach a manager who does not exhibit professionalism … in the workplace but expects it of others? … Hypocrisy in the form of snide comments … and bad jokes aimed at people obviously hurt office morale, … but is there a method for addressing it productively? … (upbeat music) - [Todd] Hey Lisa, … great question, but I've got to tell ya, … there's no easy answer here. … Whenever you're dealing with a boss, … who's doing something you find very unacceptable, … especially if it reeks of hypocrisy, … whether it's bad jokes, snide comments, … or something else that's really harming your morale … and or office morale, the whole team morale, … I have to tell you, something probably should be done, … but you've got to think carefully first. … There's no easy answer here. … I do have to say, number one is obvious, don't make … what they do worse in any way, which believe it or not, …
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