Discuss “Undercover Boss”

Apr 26, 2010

The premise of the popular CBS television show has chief execs working with the masses, presumably, for the common good. Discuss “Undercover Boss”

Questions for discussion

  • Is it the CEO’s job to know what’s happening at the lowest levels of the organization?
  • What advantages or disadvantages do you see from having the top boss undercover in your organization?
  • How can CEOs make sure people don’t just share what they think they want to hear?
  • Would you want your company’s CEO to go “undercover”?
  • How would employees at your company respond if they met their boss undercover? How would you respond?
  • Given the situations the CEOs have discovered so far, who drops the ball on keeping the CEO informed? HR? Line managers?

Job Finder

Find an HR Job Near You
Post a Job


Find the Right Vendor for Your HR Needs

SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 10,000 companies

Search & Connect