Boss’s Wife Is Tyrannical Supervisor

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about boss’s mean wife: My boss does not want to deal with his delusional wife so he’s let her move into the office and use the title of Office Supervisor

My boss does not want to deal with his delusional wife so he’s let her move into the office and use the title of Office Supervisor and completely take over with no business skills at all. He does not control her at all and she completely controls everyone in this office in the most selfish and manipulative ways. She sets alliances and wants everyone on her side. She even complains about who moved her plant. How do I deal with this?

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How To Handle Rude Demands of Boss’s Wife

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about boss’ wife:

My boss’s wife calls me and emails me demanding help with time sensitive tasks and expects me to prioritize them above the tasks I do for the firm. I wouldn’t mind doing them so much if she were at all nice to me, but she is condescending and rude. She doesn’t have a job so obviously she has the time to do it herself, and it’s certainly not like she’s asking me to do things she couldn’t do herself. For example she will call me to send a car to pick her up RIGHT NOW because it’s raining, which is often not possible right away. Then, she’ll tell me after I managed to secure a car that she got a cab and I need to cancel the car. My boss is aware of her requests and seems to think it’s cute or funny. My manager knows it is happening and thinks it’s not right but nobody is willing to broach the subject with my boss. Can I tell his wife no? I’m to a point that it’s demoralizing.

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