Managing your boss: Isn’t that merely manipulation? Corporate cozying up? Not according to John Gabarro and John Kotter. In this handy guidebook, the authors contend that you manage your boss for a very good reason: to do your best on the job–and thereby benefit not only yourself, but also your supervisor, and your entire company. By managing your boss–clarifying your own and your supervisor’s strengths, weaknesses, goals, work styles, and needs–you cultivate a relationship based on mutual respect and understanding. The result? A healthy, productive bond that enables you both to excel.