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Change Management: Here There,,,'We thought we'd put in the detail later,'
"Tom, mentoring is more than encouraging people to be just like you."
'This really is an innovative approach, but I'm afraid we can't consider it. It's never been done before.'
'My policy is to stay in close contact with my employees . . . figuratively speaking.'
'Getting here on time every morning, and never have a day off sick, just isn't good enough Moulding! How are you ever going to get through all the stuff I keep piling on top of you if you don't work through your lunch-break as well?'
'Jenkins, I asked you for some feedBACK... ah what the heck, it's almost lunch...'
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'But APART from increased profitability, better customer support, enhanced margins, reduced stress and improved staff morale WHAT is the POINT of all this emphasis on increased PRODUCTIVITY?'
Like many of those in tribicles, Mitch dreamed of one day moving up to the real deal.
Company Halloween Party. 'I'm the boss. That should be scary enough.'
"Frankly, I feel we can learn much from China. For example, restoring dignity to the concept of menial labor."
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"You say your biggest faults are working too hard and blind loyalty to your employer. What do you take me for… An idiot?"
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"First the open floor plan, now this."
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"Relax, Pierson, I'm just working on my control."
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"Mumford! I thought you were killed instantly."
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"We can't offer you the satisfaction of a gratifying career, but how does a paid week off and dental sound?"
"In addition to following due diligence procedures, you'll be responsible for tucking me in at night."
Worm job fair.
"Oh, Lord! Now we're getting resumes along with the Chinese menus."
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'Our space utilization study revealed that you have two square feet more than is allotted, so we're going to keep the office recycling bin in here.'
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How to tell it's still an employer's job market...
"You get five paid sick days and two disgruntled days."
Tags:employed, employment, employer, employers, sick day, sick days, sick leave, disgruntled, disgruntlement, employment law, worker benefits, workers benefits, worker's benefits, bad employer, bad employers, unfulfilled, unfulfilling, unfulfilling job, unfulfilling jobs, unfulfilling work, ill, illness, unwell, sick, sickness, entitlement, new job, new jobs, contract, contracts, job contract, job contracts, work contract, work contracts, unhappy, unhappiness, job satisfaction
"Sandy, could you step in here and put my feet back down on the floor, please?"
'So...where do you see yourself in 5 minutes time?'
'This is just like middle school, except here, they have a dedicated room to demoralise you.'
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'Put this memo in an envelope marked 'Confidential'. Drop it on the floor in the hall. Make sure you do not seal the envelope. That way, we can be sure all employees will read the memo.'