You submitted what you thought was a masterful report to your boss over three weeks ago. The report analyzes current department productivity and recommends several steps that you think will improve employee output without increasing individual workloads.
"Brilliant," you thought. But you haven't heard a word from your boss. Did you overstep your boundaries by making recommendations that might imply that she has not been doing a good job? Did you overwhelm her with your ideas? You'd like some feedback. In your last email to her, you asked if she had read your report. So far, you've received no reply. Then yesterday, you overheard the company vice president talk about some productivity changes in your department. The changes were ones that you had recommended in your report. Now, you're worried that your boss submitted your report to senior management and will take full credit for your terrific ideas.
Explain what, if anything, you should do? Should you confront your boss about this? Develop a solution to this sticky situation and present it on the Discussion Board. Explain your rationale.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 7:03 pm ad1c9bdddf
Yes, this is a sensitive, "sticky" situation. While I'm not convinced that the situation described is fully realistic, it is surely possible given human frailties and the normal challenges in human communication.
My first advice is to assume nothing. While no response from the boss in this scenario seems strange, ...
Three short paragraphs gives you some ideas. No references.