The relationship between the boss and the employee is very important to company productivity, but it can easily become complicated. Those who supervise people have to be cautious about what to say, how to act, and how involved they can get in their employees' lives. Managing such a relationship is definitely a precarious balancing act. But bosses can be friendly even without sitting down with the people they supervise and chatting about the weekend. Bored Panda has collected some of the best examples of boss-employee relationships you would probably like to be a part of, and they definitely seem like the kind that can make work bearable. From having the ugliest sweater competition to 'supporting' each other during a weight-loss contest, these examples prove that it's possible to maintain a friendly, yet professional demeanor in the workplace no matter what your position. Scroll down to check out the images and upvote your favorites!funny-bosses-office-pranks

#1 My Boss And I Had An Ugly Sweater Competition

My Boss And I Had An Ugly Sweater Competition

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#2 Every Year For Our Boss's Birthday We Play Pranks And Gags On Him All Day. This Year One Prank Includes Switching Pictures Of His Kids With Photoshopped Versions Of His Employees

Every Year For Our Boss's Birthday We Play Pranks And Gags On Him All Day. This Year One Prank Includes Switching Pictures Of His Kids With Photoshopped Versions Of His Employees

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lilspiffy 4 months ago

This one should be higher. :)

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#3 I Housesat And Watched My Boss's Dog For A Month. So I Took These Pictures, Framed Them (Exactly How His Family Pictures Are Framed) And Hid Them Throughout His House. He Didn't Notice For A Week

I Housesat And Watched My Boss's Dog For A Month. So I Took These Pictures, Framed Them (Exactly How His Family Pictures Are Framed) And Hid Them Throughout His House. He Didn't Notice For A Week

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Wanderlust 4 months ago

Omg this is so seriously cute and hilarious

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#4 My Boss Has Talked To Me Several Times About Leaving A Note While I'm Away From My Desk. Today I Made This Convenient Slider

My Boss Has Talked To Me Several Times About Leaving A Note While I'm Away From My Desk. Today I Made This Convenient Slider

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stellermatt 4 months ago

Necessity is the mother of invention

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#5 My Boss And I Are In A Contest To Lose Weight. Today Is My Birthday. This Is What He Brought Me

My Boss And I Are In A Contest To Lose Weight. Today Is My Birthday. This Is What He Brought Me

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stellermatt 4 months ago

sonnuvabitch...

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#6 Wise Words From The Boss

Wise Words From The Boss

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glowworm2 4 months ago

I love the "I swear to God I might kill an employee" ability.

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#7 When You Request A Wall Clock For Your Office But Your Boss Is A D**k

When You Request A Wall Clock For Your Office But Your Boss Is A D**k

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ADHORTATOR 4 months ago

A clock is a clock....

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#8 My Boss Was Just Gifted A Giant Classical Oil Painting Of Himself

My Boss Was Just Gifted A Giant Classical Oil Painting Of Himself

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ADHORTATOR 4 months ago

Awesome gift!

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#9 My Boss Didn't Like His Face Of The Group Picture And Asked Me To Photoshop It. Unfortunately, I Have Very Limited Gimp Skills

My Boss Didn't Like His Face Of The Group Picture And Asked Me To Photoshop It. Unfortunately, I Have Very Limited Gimp Skills

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Neeraj Jha 4 months ago

Yeah.. your boss is gonna give you the exact look during your annual increment...

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#10 A Friend Of Mine Faked A Doctor's Note At Our Job. This Is My Boss's Response

A Friend Of Mine Faked A Doctor's Note At Our Job. This Is My Boss's Response

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C 4 months ago

What's funny is most doctor's excuses are not even this elaborate. Usually some super generic form where the front desk just fills in your name. at least in my experience. He tried TOO hard

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