Business People Watching "The Office" for Tips

Business People Watching "The Office" for Tips

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Randall Jeppesen, KSL Newsradio The TV show "The Office" starts its new season tonight, and don't be surprised if there's a lot of CEOs out there paying attention.

In "The Office" the manager, without knowing, breaks every rule in the book when it comes to discrimination and harassment.

BYU assistant business professor John Bingham uses clips from the show to teach classes because, even though the show's boss goes way over the top, his students relate. "They say, ‘I actually had a manager who did something like that,'" he explained.

Bingham says in his research he's found case after case of managers acting just like the guy on TV.

So bosses out there, pay attention.

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