Bosses Do Deserve Higher Pay
By Matt Cantor, Newser Staff
We all enjoy a good gripe session over our bosses, but it turns out middle management may just get a bad rap. Researchers find that an average boss is worth more to the company than an average worker -- 1.75 times more, to be precise, a figure that matches the salary difference.
At the Atlantic, Jordan Weissman is dubious about the findings, calling their logic "somewhat circular." Researchers made their calculations based on the notion that an employee's promotion to middle management stemmed from higher productivity.
--Written by Matt Cantor of Newser
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