Each year on October 16, workers in the United States and a few other countries take time to thank their employers. Created by Illinois secretary Patricia Bays Haroski in 1958, Boss’s Day will be observed for the 60th time next year. The goal in creating Boss’s Day was to strengthen the relationship between a manager and his/her employees.
To celebrate Boss’s Day, here’s a look at some of our favorite fictional bosses. While they’re not all necessarily the best bosses, they’re certainly some of the most memorable.
Tony Soprano—The Sopranos
Captain Kirk—Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek franchise
Miranda Priestley—The Devil Wears Prada
Franklin Hart, Jr.—9 to 5
Bill Lumbergh—Office Space
The Chief—The Carmen Sandiego television series and games
M—Ian Fleming’s James Bond franchise
Gordon Gekko—Wall Street
For those of you in the working world, take a moment today to acknowledge your boss and his/her contributions to the workplace. And if you’re self-employed, take today to…
Oh, and did we forget anyone? Let us know in the comments below!
Jason is the Email Coordinator at Half Price Books Corporate.