With Bosses Like These
Can bosses get any worse! In this moving story, sometimes witty, at others tense, Rajat discovers how devilish bosses in office can be. Chasing dreams of love, he ends up resisting scheming, unscrupulous bosses in this tale set against a backdrop of political decadence and corruption. Will he find love? Will he get justice, or lose everything as he finally encounters the worst boss of his career? More
WITH BOSSES LIKE THESE takes the reader through a whirlwind tale of the protagonist Rajat's harassment at the hands of bad bosses and how he stands up to them, a situation often true at many workplaces around the world. Can bosses get any worse, whether in the office or elsewhere! Rajat's mischievous interludes in college, diehard romance for the girl of his dreams and creative pursuits become a thing of the past and his ambitions at work gradually take a back seat as he grapples with his scheming, unscrupulous bosses. Will he succeed? Would his lady love accept him and stick to him in his hour of need? WITH BOSSES LIKE THESE is a moving, sometimes witty while at other times tense, tale of love, corruption, trauma and revenge, depicting an undercurrent of political decadence and corruption prevalent ubiquitously in the society. Will his sadistic bosses let him scale the heights of his career which his abilities otherwise entitle him to? The plot is set against the backdrop of a society ravaged by graft and crime, where the corrupt have a free run, emboldened by a vision-less political structure that is both hollow and unstable.
Rajat realizes, increasingly bosses are bullies at the workplace and come in various sizes. They tend to get under your skin like a disease with no cure. Increasingly, these are the kind that rule the world and everyone else simply looks the other way or falls in line. Except some courageous employees like him who just don't give a damn. As one shoe doesn't fit all, one supervisor cannot fit all employees either- especially when there's an upright employee like Rajat around. What happens when a straight shooter like him runs into bosses who are devoid of meritocracy, steeped in corruption and reek of sadism? Many interesting things happen... It doesn't take Rajat long to conclude that such bosses are all about human frailties and starved egos. Talking back to such a boss, resisting their wrong moves, playing straight are just not counted as virtues at the workplace- though Rajat learns this the hard way when his last boss hatches a conspiracy to destroy his family. He loses a lot in life but not the will to fight and stay afloat, and give back in like coin when the time is ripe. Rajat’s methods often find many silent supporters, because sometimes that's how you got to deal... with bosses like these.
Rajat's disgust for bosses and leaders who misuse their position and power to harass subordinates or embezzle funds on the sly keeps growing, and his simple life turns harrowing as he resists their unethical moves, till he reaches a crossroad in his career. Will he have to leave his work, his career, his dreams behind? The gripping finale pits him against the worst boss of his career who won't stop at anything to destroy him. Will Rajat lose everything? He must use all his guile and strategy to not only survive but also take the battle to his boss's court and hit back with his best in the thrilling, thought provoking climax. Will he finally get justice for himself and his family or is it the end of the road for him?