Can we just start out by saying that this seems completely obvious? Researchers at Berkeley and USC (our own personal bullies … *shudder*) just published a study linking “self-perceived incompetence and aggression” in bosses.
Really, it’s just what your mom always told you. Bullies bully because it gives them the all-powerful ego boost (coincidentally, the one boost not available at Jamba Juice). The study’s results speak for themselves: “In [one] test, participants who felt inadequate would request that a subordinate who gave a wrong answer to a test be notified by a loud obnoxious horn, read more »