What are the most important qualities for a good boss to have?

Julie Braddam '96
College Office
"Understanding. Management skills. I guess a sense of commitment for the good of everyone."

Jason Stein
Second Year Student
School of Medicine
"I would say the ability to listen to suggestions from employees and to make tough decisions."

Larry Williams
School of Law
"A good boss should be understanding. I believe that a good boss should be a good listener and should have experience in whatever field they are in."

Lisa Layne
"Mutual respect for their employees. I just think that people are reasonably competent."

Sandra Johnson
Parent of a student
"Tolerance. I think he has to remember when he was not a boss and has to remember that he could be that again. Nothing is certain. Big people have to be tolerant of the little people."

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