How to Play and Win

September 2011
Gulfshore Business;Sep2011, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p15
The article presents an advice on what a partner in a law firm should do with her senior manager who chose her, but assigned her to menial tasks. It explains that the superior employee may want to unload challenging work on the concerned employee, but wants to win her trust. It thinks the need of the boss for an assurance from her subordinate to go to the details of the tasks with overzealous attention.


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