The relationship between the boss and the employee is very important to company productivity. You know what else is? A batch of pristine memes for when that relationship goes down the drain. I mean, what else can save the day after your superior takes all the glory for your work? Or tame your temper after they micromanage every little thing you do? Bored Panda has compiled a list of funny boss memes and they're so relatable, they will definitely remind you that the universe hasn't conspired against you and you're not the only one going through this nonsense. Continue scrolling, enjoy, and upvote your faves.

But what's the difference between a bad and a good boss? Well, usually, the way they make their employees feel. Even though employers don't have to be liked by their employees, it is important to set up staff members for success and to support them in their work. According to The Balance Careers, those who repeatedly fail to do this will lose the respect of their employees and might even become disliked as people.

Bosses should be honest with themselves about this their skills and their confidence. If they're unsure of themselves , faking it is the worst way of going about it. employees will know, and they won't be willing to look to them for guidance. And the more they try to fool them, the bigger the resentment.

However, if a boss feels like they're in over their head, they can win the respect of their staff by confronting the shortcomings and making them a part of the solution. Seeking help from the employees who may have knowledge, experience, or insight that the bosses themselves lack.

Employees recognize when a boss is simply using them to make themselves look better or to further their own professional goals. They will be especially resentful if they are blamed for making their boss look bad. Everybody should have a role,and know that role. To put it simply, it should be about the department or the company as a whole meeting a goal rather than the leader taking them there. To regain the respect of employees, a boss has to make sure everyone's role is defined and that they all have an opportunity to share in the team's success.

And even the most humble managers can make an incorrect assessment of how much managing an employee needs. If they micromanage and nitpick their ideas and work, they will never tap into their discretionary energy or the best they have to offer.

Of course, this doesn't mean that employees in training, and employees who change their position or acquire new responsibilities are OK without guidance. But, if leaders aren't guiding them to lessen their own involvement, there's a problem. Micromanaging good employees is the easiest way to demotivate them.