An Award You Don’t Want: Worst Boss of the Year

The eBoss Watch Worst Bosses of 2009 award is one that you probably don’t want framed above your desk. There are 25 “winners” selected by a panel of experts on workplace behavior, bullying, and civility. 

Here’s the description of one of the 25 worst bosses of the year:

Water distribution superintendent, City of Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana
Benton’s employees recorded a four hour meeting that took place late last year where Benton used hundreds of obscenities and ordered one of the supervisors to physically attack an equipment operator.

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