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Horrible bosses don't necessarily lead to mean supervisors, study finds

Dec 05, 2018 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

The unnamed politician in Central Florida has a reputation for being a real jerk.

One person who worked on his campaign reported that he would often demean his staff, shout them down and send meetings into utter chaos.

But when that person dealt with his own subordinates in local politics, he did not take the same approach.

"He realized that he was learning what not to do," said UCF researcher Shannon Taylor, who led a team that recently published a study on how a boss' behavio...