It’s not unusual today to find that many employees answer to two bosses. If not handled well, it can create a very stressful atmosphere for the employee. After all, they have to deal with two different sets of expectations, two different personalities, and two different understandings of what qualifies as “urgent” or “priority”.
For the two bosses, it can also lead to problems if they aren’t in constant communication with each other in regards to what needs to be done and when. Without that communication, the employee can slip through the cracks and the work can fall by the wayside.
To make things easier for all involved consider these tips: