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Top traits of a great boss

Top traits of a great boss
Posted July 29th, 2014 @ 10:15am

Do you have a good boss. Would you make a good boss?

CNNMoney asked readers what character traits make the best bosses.

Here are the three most-popular traits:

1. Great bosses respect and appreciate their employees. "Great bosses earn respect by giving respect," on reader said. Appreciative and thankful bosses were mentioned often, especially when they publicly gave credit to employees.

2. Great bosses create trust and support. They trust you to do your job, has faith in you, encourages your success, backs you up, and is always approachable. They are also fair on a consistent basis and hire good people.

3. Great bosses give employees the backing and resources to do their jobs well. They give clear structure and guidance as well as the freedom for employees to own their work.

Read more: CNNMoney

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