Retaliation gives employees co-worker respect

Employees with hostile bosses feel less like victims when they retaliate, according to research by Ohio State University. “Before we did this study, I thought there would be no upside to employees who retaliated against their bosses, but that’s not what we found,” said Bennett Tepper, lead author of the study and professor of management and human resources at the Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. “The best situation is certainly when there is no hostility. But if your boss is hostile, there appear to be benefits to reciprocating. Employees felt better about themselves because they didn’t just sit […]

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