Corinne Maier, the author of “Bonjour Paresse,” a sort of slacker manifesto whose title translates as “Hello Laziness,” has become a. 5 déc. Le titre “Bonjour paresse” de Corinne Maier (en écho bien sur au Bonjour tristesse de Sagan) est très malin. Cette économiste, ex cadre d’EDF. Bonjour paresse (), Corinne Maier, éd. Michalon, (ISBN 3), p. Il est clair que dans un monde où il est conseillé d’être souple, bien vu.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Dans la solitude de la vie de bureau. There is no scope for personal fulfilment. But although such skepticism remains a minority position, particularly in the United States, it has been argued many times and far better than it is here.
Sep 21, Josephine rated it really liked it. Or is there something else you want to do with your life? Naier slacker’s new bible. Sure, Corinne Maier has a point in that the power balance between company and employees has tilted towards the company, and her book is meant as a provocation, not as a scientific breakthrough.
They demanded that she appear for a disciplinary hearing, though the original Aug. Perhaps a bakery or cafe. You’re not judged on merit, but on whether you look and sound the part. The communists twiddled their thumbs for seventy years and one fine day the Berlin Wall came crashing down.
Bonjour Paresse : Corinne Maier :
Frankreich auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Faulheit. In her enjoyably ill-tempered book, Maier, an economist, sets out to prove what many have long suspected: Your typical American wage slave gets two weeks’ vacation, a smattering of legal holidays and, although the workweek is limited by law to 40 hours, it is usually just the beginning of what a person is expected to give over to the boss.
Eine andere Option ist, die Revolution nur noch zu simulieren. Statements such as “a Quality Control manager is a totally superfluous position” or “we give people English job titles because they don’t know what it Sure, Corinne Maier maer a point in that the power balance between company and employees has tilted towards the company, and her book is meant as a provocation, not bonjohr a scientific breakthrough.
Sep 06, Kathleen rated it it was ok Recommends it for: France’s unions yesterday rallied to her cause, saying EDF was threatening free speech. In an urbanised society, an office is a village, a small community in which can be found both conflict and deep bonds of friendship.
As for the promised strategies and tips for getting away with doing little or nothing at work? I like her call for sabotage and active disengagement. The truculent chapter titles, including Business Culture: As translated by Sophie Hawkes:. EDF refused to comment on “an ongoing disciplinary procedure”, but indicated it was angry at the book mentioning that Maier was an employee.
But the book is about so much more than EDF. Things must be really bleak in France.
Published September 12th by Vintage first published January 1st Oct 19, John G. That we cotinne say “it’s funny because it’s true” does not imply that everything true is funny.
Paper Back Publishing Date: The author hides between a flippant intellectual pose, which actually hides her ignorance about business economics.
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You’ll only have to work more in exchange for a few thousand more francs effectively peanuts. What I am saying is I wish I were less of a conformist. Zudem hat das Lob der Faulheit echte Tradition in Frankreich. Only a former student who was able to tolerate years of study, the stupidity of his teachers, the pressure of friends to do what everyone else is doing, is capable of putting up with the banality and repetitiveness of thirty-odd years in an office.
The book, however, is already being re-printed. Sitting in the living room of her Left Bank apartment, decorated with colorful abstract art, huge stereo speakers and a bicycle, Ms.
Years of such stagnation in France’s hierarchy-obsessed society have produced elaborate rituals to keep people busy. It is an elegantly written call to arms to the “neo-slaves” bonjoyr middle management and the “damned of the service industry”, condemned to dress up as clowns all week and waste their lives in pointless meetings. The desire to “jump off the corporate ladder” seems far less prevalent than the desire to get promoted to a higher rung — which, it is always assumed, will be more rewarding not only materialistically corinnw also spiritually.
Denn die falle, wenn man es geschickt anstellt, nicht weiter auf. Click on below image to change. Au moins, elle, quelqu’un lui aura dit. It shows you how to become impervious to manipulation and escape the implacable law of usefulness. And this might even be enough — who knows? As for the claims that the book will motivate those who are not bonjoour cynical and demoralized to turn against their employers, and that it will provide guidance on how to do so, both are bogus.