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Dealing with inappropriate advances from your boss.
If you were to accept an advance from your boss you must first find out all the conditions that underline the advance.
In a tough economy where money is hard to come by employees who have received advances from their bosses may accept it because of their inability to pay their bills on time. However, to know whether or not an advance proposed by your boss is inappropriate your boss would have had to initiate the offer without the employee suggesting the advance. If this definition satisfies the notion being addressed than under such circumstance the boss gesture is either out of good will or he maybe securing his asset.
We must also keep in mind that “inappropriate advances” does not always imply sexual harassment. Inappropriate advances whether it is from your boss or a coworker simply defined an action that has occurred. To know whether or not the advance implies sexual harassment we must be able to identify the act of “inappropriate advances” as being a physical contact that led to sexual harassment or a verbal disrespect. As we should notice, the word advance only defined the act of moving forward it does not by anyway described the action of which is inappropriate.
Advances means to bring or move forward as to say "progress". The word that is in question here is “advances”. In this case advances can mean anything. Inappropriate advances from my boss can mean that he subliminally offered to give me a pay raise if I finish his work for him. There is no sexual harassment there, but no one can argue that this is not another form of harassment. A boss who is egotistical can be overwhelmingly aggressive and therefore makes inappropriate advances towards his employees by way of intimidation. Since we live in a sexually oriented society a boss's advances mean sexual intent.
As far as sexual harassment is concern that can be a problem in the workplace. Men & women are both susceptible of being sexually harassed by their boss. The boss inappropriate advances in this case may imply an offer suggested to the employee for return of sexual pleasure. Or it may involve inappropriate verbal communication between the boss and the employee. To prevent inappropriate advances from the boss the employee must keep a professional work attitude at all times.
To occasionally engage in playful name calling with the boss may invite him to initiate an inappropriate advances. I am no way implying that you should be serious at all times, the workplace is suppose to be a friendly environment. To some extent your coworkers are your distant family. Come to think of it you spent more time with them than your close relatives. Most often the boss will not initiate inappropriate advances if the employee does not invite it. But I do understand that sometimes certain bosses can be irrationally aggressive.
Employees are assets to a company their skills are like anchors of chains that hold a boat (a company) steady without them the boat the company won’t stay still they market shares would fluctuate like a traffic light. When business are slow the good employees are always the last to let go. At times, a boss will do whatever is necessary to keep these employees satisfy. In which case giving these employees an advance may not be viewed as inappropriate, especially if the boss and the employee shares good relations.
Since the notion in this context suggest that the advance is inappropriate, it may be advantageous to look at it from that perspective. Although a detail explanation as to what constitute an “inappropriate advances” would be helpful for this argument, not having to mentioned it in the title sort of live us to imagine otherwise. In which case I have imagined that the inappropriate advances that is in question involved an egotistical boss who makes inappropriate advances towards his employees via intimidation.
Further more, if we should look at the advance as being inappropriate, we must then consider a few conditions. First, we can assume that the boss has ulterior motives that are formatted to deceive the employee. Second, we can conclude that the boss advances are simply a probe designed to search from the employee's life existing economic weakness caused by this recession. The latter can be viewed as a technique used by the employer to identify the employees that have become codependent of the employer. Those employees who have become totally dependent on the employer can now be used to do functions that they would not have done had they had an alternative to diverge into other industry.
The first option mentioned above implied that the employer may look to deceive the employee into having him / her think that it’s Ok not to panic under this recession. Meanwhile, the focus is to initiate an incentive for the employee to work longer hours for the same pay. This technique work because under a recession the opportunity for the employer to mislead the employees into having them think that they may lose their job can easily plan.
Exploitation is always a key factor to be aware of no employer wants to pay more than they should and no employee wants to received less for their hard work. Therefore, the way the employee should deal with this kind of inappropriate advances is not to accept it. Knowingly accept an advance from the boss does not makes it inappropriate, but if the employee knows for sure the intent behind the offer then accepting it would be the same as consenting to the consequences that comes with the offer. By accepting, you the employee have given consent for your boss to ask of you to do a favor that may seem inappropriate.
If you were to accept an advance from your boss you must first find out all the conditions that accompany the offer. Any failure to know ahead of time what those conditions are may cause you the employee to find yourself in the same situation as AIG. This administration is serious; every transaction is under the microscope. Any company that has accepted money from the Obama’s administration has virtually asked for the government hands of marriage. Although it is help the stimulus money that the government offer these companies seems somewhate like an invitation to a joint venture lol.
Likewise, by accepting inappropriate money from your boss you have asked him for his hand of marriage. Now the term “employees are asset to a company” becomes more literally acceptable in your case.