Your Boss Is a Monkey by Dan & Chip Heath. Fast Company, 2008 March 20.
Just a quick link for you. Dan & Chip Heath talk about how to use animal training techniques to “train” your boss. Unfortunately, it’s more than a bit simple minded. There are better techniques for manipulating your boss, all that take advantage of deep human patterns.
But you’d do worse than to follow some of the advice therein, and in the book the mention.