Dangers of dating the boss
Ruby's finally ready to settle down, but it seems Jack's just passing through.With a background of working in medical laboratories and a love of the romance genre it's no surprise that Sue Mackay writes medical romance stories.
Writing for the Times Online, Susie Godson sums it up as "a power trip" and "a huge ego boost" and adds, "Peel away the perks and what exactly are you left with?
Human resources professional Laurie Ruettimann, the founder of Punk Rock HR, says that companies frame the issue of 'dating' under Code of Conduct policies: As an employee, you are not allowed to personally benefit from your role at the office at the expense of the organization.
Therefore, you are not allowed to sleep with a subordinate and continue supervising his/her work.
It happens all the time and could be because people spend the majority of their time at work, so the attachments to people who are there can become much deeper.
Power and authority can also make someone seem much more attractive – most people had a crush on a teacher when they were at school but never followed it through because they knew it was not allowed.
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" The inequity of power, desire to associate with power or attain more power all factor into the situation.