Here’s a great blog post on dealing with a dominant boss . . .
There are advantages to having different personality types in positions of authority. Each personality style brings specific assets to leadership, and every style has the potential to make an excellent boss.
The D style Boss has a lot of potential to make an excellent leader. They are excellent in a crisis, and they are determined and persistent and solutions oriented. The active and task-oriented D style personality is a style that is very decisive and that may lead them to crave a position where their assets can be utilized. A D style personality is competitive, both with themselves and others. They excel at meeting goals, and if their goal is to rise to the tops of the ranks, they are good at this, too. Read more here
The D style personality is active and task-oriented. They seek results, and they are afraid of being taken advantage of. These people are decisive and they move quickly into action. They excel at seeing the whole picture, but their focus is typically on the bottom line. They don’t want to be bothered by too many details. If this sounds your boss, please read on to see our DISC based guide to handling your Dominant style boss.