Bad Boss

Recommended Reading

Here are 19 books on the subject of Bad Bosses! We will be adding to this list so check back shortly. If you know of a Bad Boss book that is not on our list, please let us know by contacting us HERE.

  • Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots – by Vicky Oliver

  • Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best… and Learn from the Worst – by Robert I. Sutton

  • A Survival Guide for Working With Bad Bosses: Dealing With Bullies, Idiots, Back-stabbers, And Other Managers from Hell – by Gini Graham Scott Ph.D.

  • Got A Bad Boss? Work That Boss to Get What You Want at Work – by Noelle Nelson

  • How to Work for an Idiot, Revised and Expanded with More Idiots, More Insanity, and More Incompetency: Survive and Thrive Without Killing Your Boss – by John Hoover

  • The A to Z of Bad Bosses – by Lindsey McLennan

  • My Boss is a Jerk – How to Survive & Thrive in a Difficult Work Environment under the Control of a Tyrant Boss – by Kathleen Rao
  • The Weary Optimist: Bad Bosses, Bad Jobs, Bad Sex and “The 36 Reasons to Be Glad You Don’t Work in Human Resources” – by Dale Dauten
  • Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work – by Tony Deblauwe

  • Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Boss? How to Survive 13 Types of Dysfunctional, Disrespectful, Dishonest Little Dictators – by Marilyn Haight

  • Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job – by Lynn Taylor

  • The Girl’s Guide to Being a Boss (Without Being a Bitch): Valuable Lessons, Smart Suggestions, and True Stories for Succeeding as the Chick-in-Charge – by Caitlin Friedman

  • Bad Bosses, Bad Jobs, Fight Back!!! – by Gerald L. Johnson 

  • WORKPLACE BOSS: Overcome Bad Bosses – by Steven A. Gibson

  • The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t – by Robert I. Sutton

  • Crazy Bosses: Fully Revised and Updated – by Stanley Bing

  • Nasty Bosses : How to Deal with Them without Stooping to Their Level – by Jay Carter

  • My Way or the Highway: The Micromanagement Survival Guide – Harry Chambers

  • Working for You Isn’t Working for Me: How to Get Ahead When Your Boss Holds You Back – by Katherine Crowley

 Tangling with Tyrants Cartoon Book Trailer by Tony Deblauwe

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