If you get on with your boss you’re more likely to lie for them – new study

The Print | Oct 17, 2020 at 10:50 AM
  • We generally believe that it is a good thing to have strong relationships with the people we work for and those we manage.
  • This included things like misrepresenting the truth or withholding negative information about them to make their manager look good, even if it brought themselves no obvious or immediate benefit.
  • Instead of reciprocating their good relationship with their boss, here people felt the need to get their own back on their bosses for having a bad relationship with them.