Trivia About Bonjour Laziness It is gaining in popularity just as the International Monetary Fund is urging Europeans to work longer and harder to stiffen their paresse economies. I liked the parts about Americanisms seeping their way into French culture in general but especially into the office: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This book may have been intended to be funny, but it simply depressed me. In an urbanised society, an office is a village, a small community in which can be found both conflict and deep bonds of friendship. Corinne Maier has a simple ambition.
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Maybe the book would have been funnier and wittier in French, especially regarding the linguistic peculiarities of corporate language, even though they seem to be the same all over the world. I absolutely see her point, but a rant without some solution is just pointless and should be done in a shorter form - maybe a pamphlet, an article?
A whole book, built up like a thesis, but with no real cientific background, is just a waste of time. Additional aggravation is never worth a few extra bucks a week. If it were, you would know it. What I am saying is I wish I were less of a conformist. Onward to being the most downwardly mobile person in America. You have to pretend to go along with it all, on pain of exclusion.
Rewritten by the management, it becomes official history, with its own heroes and festivals to motivate the worker and encourage identification with the company, unified and indivisible. It manifests itself in an orgy of pointless seminars, unwearable T-shirts, badges yes, they still exist and so-called motivational slogans.
Bonjour Laziness: Why Hard Work Doesn't Pay