The 7 Types Of Bad Bosses According To Star Trek (And How To Survive Them)Charlie Jane Anders5/20/08 8:00pmFiled to: Star TrekBorgCaptain KirkCaptain Picardbad bossesLifehackerTop403EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink They yell at you and fire you twice a day. They insist that a five-day job should only take five hours. They flip-flop and then blame you for their mistakes. Star Trek's captains model all kinds of bad boss behavior, but luckily they also show us what to do with a boss who's out of touch with reality. We already covered the 7 kinds of highly effective leadership as demonstrated by space captains. But captains can also model some pretty awful management, and noplace is this more apparent than in dear old Trek.