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The Stepford Staff: Or How It Happens That a Boss Is Cloned


7/25/2007 6:33:21 PM

There are two ways clones are propagated in a company: Managers hire versions of themselves, signaling to everyone the value of aping the boss; and staffers take it upon themselves to ape the boss. Peter Ireland has seen both. He thinks he lost out on a job he sought because he failed a sports quiz. The boss was a jock and liked to discuss sports with clients and, thus, the quiz asking Mr. Ireland, for example, what team won the Super Bowl last year. Read full article below.



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