Everybody should have a role,and know that role. To put it simply, it should be about the department or the company as a whole meeting a goal rather than the leader taking them there. To regain the respect of employees, a boss has to make sure everyone's role is defined and that they all have an opportunity to share in the team's success. Nothing burns good employees out quite like overworking them. It’s so tempting to work your best people hard that managers frequently fall into this trap. Overworking good employees is perplexing; It makes them feel as if they’re being punished for great performance. Overworking employees is also counterproductive. Bad managers like to stay in power even at the cost of slowing down their team. They refuse to recognize good ideas.