How To Send A Subtle Message
Source: American Management Association
Dilemma: You're a project manager, and you're in dire need of resources to complete the project. You've told your boss several times that you need more resources, but she hasn't acted on it. You want to go over her head, but you don't want to seem to be doing so. Who hasn't experienced mysterious foot-dragging by a boss? It's the type of scenario that can leave any good manager scratching his head and wondering why his pet project - which was once hailed as mission-critical - has now ground to a halt.