You should think twice before going over your boss' head, but in certain circumstances it's acceptable, writes Jennifer Winter. It's OK to speak with a high-level manager if your boss is allowing sexual harassment or engaging in another type of unethical behavior, she writes. However, you should avoid bypassing your boss in a misguided attempt to score points with company leadership. "[R]emember that managers of all levels look for loyalty, collaboration, and general ability to be a team player when promoting their employees," she writes.
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