Dealing with an Arrogant Boss

The Regina Brett Show is now a state and national award-winning show! We owe it all to you! Our show on arrogant bosses won first place in the Ohio Excellence in Journalism radio show category and first place in the 2013 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest. The award-winning episode offers advice on how to identify and overcome arrogance in the workplace. Industrial and organizational psychologist Stanley Silverman talks to Regina about the Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS) he developed with researchers at Michigan State University. Identifying the arrogant leader What some say is arrogance others say is self-confidence.  Here is what Silverman outlines as traits of an arrogant leader. They’re continually making efforts to communicate their own superiority.  In the course of doing so, they’re telling others that they are inferior. They don’t take feedback very well.  They often discount feedback from others. They claim to be more...
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Overcoming Arrogance at Work

Your boss is arrogant.  He or she cannot take criticism but hands it out liberally as a way to stay in the spotlight. What do you do? On this edition of the Regina Brett Show, Regina explores ways to identify and overcome arrogance at work with the researcher who developed WARS.  No, it’s not the physical combat “war” but W-A-R-S, which stands for the Workplace Arrogance Scale. Plus, learn the secrets behind the success of great bosses from author and management coach Jill Geisler and award-winning Northeast Ohio bosses.
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