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4.0 out of 5 stars Have a nice effing day!, 24 Oct. 2012
This review is from: Dead Man Working (Paperback)
This is a really engaging and provocative book that attacks the mawkish shift in corporate life that is forcing us to mobilise our total personality in the shape of infantile work-based team building exercises and aren't-we-all-having-so-much-fun motivation sessions, so that every remaining bit of free time in the work/life balance is thrown into the service of keeping your job. Dead Man Working draws on a wide range of references from popular culture and high brow philosophy to discuss how the world of work increasingly sucks up our moral energies, how we internalise forms of management discipline and kid ourselves that what happens at work defines our existence.
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