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How I can properly suggest this to my team leader ? "Hey, boss, team X is using tool Y and it saves them Z hours every week". It's as simple as that. Do it in a chat, wait for a team meeting, send an email - only you know your boss & company culture, so only you can decide how to say it - but that's what to say. If you present a clear benefit (minus ...


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However, the experienced employee also prefers not to move to the second office that has come available. He has indicated his preference. Inform him that it will mean sharing so he has a chance to change his mind, then go ahead. He can't complain if it's his idea. Some people prefer to share.


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One unalienable option is to quit. Depending upon your jurisdiction you may also have the ability to sue or threaten to sue. But not to put too fine a point on it, why would you want to? Standing up for your right to continue telling a joke that you consider insignificant in the office seems rather pointless. Your manager told you to stop, assume that ...


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Work is not a place to discuss or joke about religion, politics, gender/ sex, violence. This has nothing to do with the culture being open or not or with whether such jokes are generally ok or not. The problem is they are divisive. E.g. I don't want to hear that "men always" do something or "Christians are funny because..." at work even if I'm not a man ...


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I would assume that there is a reason why the bosses boss didn't invite your boss. (It might be an oversight, in which case you just watch how it plays out. If you go to the meeting and your bosses boss asks where boss is, you know it was an oversight. We ignore this possibility). Do you want to take sides with your boss against your bosses boss? That's a ...


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This is reasonably common. Mitigation strategy depends if the work is being given formally eg, email or informally, just a verbal order to get it done. How do I politically say no? You don't, you find out if you need to do it or not. If it's informal I just ignore it since it's not coming from the appropriate hierarchy. When it doesn't get done they ...


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Push the question onto your boss. Hey boss, I'm busy with X,Y,&Z. Eric wants me to work on A,B instead. Do you want me to drop X,Y,Z and work on A,B or what? You have a limited amount of time, it's your boss's choice what you work on. If Eric has the political weight to move your priorities then he does. Your actual problem should be if he wants you ...


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How would you handle it? Boss asked about meeting, should I forward invite without getting on bad side of Boss’s boss? Assuming that this wasn't an oversight: Scenario #1 If your boss only asked about the meeting, then you tell him about the meeting and any detail he wants to know. Forwarding him the invite, when he didn't specifically ask for the ...


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Not your problem, you are not the organizer of the meeting. If your boss asks about it, just tell them to truth. That you got invited and what the agenda is (if there is one). Forward the invite only if they ask you to do so. Otherwise just go to the meeting and see what happens. If you feel it's important for your boss to be in the loop, sent them the ...


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