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Would You Ever Use Your Power To Coerce A Subordinate?

Would you ever use your power to get a subordinate to do something for you? You are fully aware that this is cruel and manipulative, but if there was no chance of getting caught, would you pull rank and take advantage on an inferior?

The movie Office Space is a classic example of how Peter's boss, Bill Lumbergh is constantly asking unreasonable requests from him so that he doesn't have to do the work himself. For example on Friday afternoons he often tells him that he has to work on Saturday followed by, "Ahh, I'm going to have to go ahead and ask you to come in on Sunday, too."

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