They are the hear-no-evil bosses. The type who overreact to bad news. The shoot-the-messenger sort. They are the managers who will go from calm to panic faster than a Maserati goes from 0 to 60.
"When the boss won't take bad news, eventually something really bad will clothes-line the boss on a bad day," said Melinda F. Emerson, the author of "Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months."