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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Two factors explain why. Please enter your User Name, email ID and a password to register. Maier spricht aus eigener Erfahrung. Jag kan inte riktigt ta det till mig som hon skriver.
Das Buch einer Frustrierten Das Buch klang sehr interessant, und wenn man bedenkt, dass es ein Bestseller ist, dann muss man ja geradezu hingreifen und es lesen How to mock business without really trying.
Three of these come out later this year, two introductory books on Gaullism and Nazi Germany and “a more intello” book on Pasteur.
An interesting book about something one ever sees discussed openly or honestly, the mind numbing idiocy and pointlessness of corporate work. All just really interesting. As the rest of the world becomes “always-on”, bosses complain French workers are now “always-off”. It parexse a world where impossible demands are made of the young thruster who believes the words pro-active and benchmarking actually mean something and who hopes his talents will be recognized and that he will be loved and cherished.
Paper Back Publishing Date: Sitting in the living room of her Left Bank apartment, decorated with colorful abstract art, huge stereo speakers and a bicycle, Ms. Is it really possible that in France, the idea of bonjoug loyalty to oneself over loyalty to one’s company is novel enough to be considered subversive? Our website is secured by bit SSL encryption issued by Verisign Incmaking your shopping at Sapnaonline as secure as possible. International Shipping paressse best shipping prices!
You sit next to idiots, loathe office bonhomie and crave maaier. Aufruf zur stillen Revolte.
Bonjour Laziness: Why Hard Work Doesn’t Pay by Corinne Maier
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? Maier is typical of France’s intelligentsia, overeducated and underemployed. Part of the problem, according to Ms. Maier likes to quote Lacan and Foucault for no other reason than to let you know she’s read Lacan and Foucault, and she takes pages of a page book to get to the point.
In this country, she won’t be preaching to the converted when she claims that corporate advancement is unlikely to bring happiness.
Opposing it simply makes it stronger. Den speglar maktstruktur som underminerar arbetslust och inspiration. In an age when Downing Street welcomes employees of the McKinsey management consultancy, it is quite easy to see where Maier’s crossness has come from.
I had to put the book down halfway through when I felt like i was stuck in a conversation with the kind of person who won’t leave you ccorinne until they convince you that your life just sucks.
It actually gets a bit depressing at times, and I had to put it down for this reason. Rather than keep up what she sees as an exhausting charade, people who dislike what they do should, as she puts it, discreetly disengage. Avoid ‘on the ground’ operational roles like the plague. Fantastic, why didn’t I read this book 10 years ago?
You’ll only have to work more in exchange for a few thousand more francs effectively peanuts. Notify Me We will send an email as soon as we get it in stock. Return to Book Page.
She has found time to write eight books sinceincluding several works on Jacques Lacan, the French psychoanalyst. The basic gist was a kind of snarky, ironic look at office culture in France.
Amelia Gentleman in Paris Wednesday July 28, The Guardian Those who dedicate their professional lives to idleness should do so with discretion if they hope to keep their jobs. Weiter in die Tiefe ging die Analyse indes nicht. What is the point of doing anything more in this supremely postmodern office world?
I’m not in the mood for reading something so morose right now! Similarly, the more “provocative” an author claims her work to be, the less provocative it is.
The truculent chapter titles, including Business Culture: I read this at about the same time I read Erasmus’ Praise of Folly. Learn to identify kindred spirits who, like you, believe the system is absurd through discreet signs quirks in clothing, peculiar jokes, warm smiles. Frankreich auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Faulheit. bonjohr
« Bonjour paresse » de Corinne Maier : Travailler moins pour vivre plus
Bonjour paresse initially seemed destined to disappear without trace. Sep 21, Josephine rated it really liked it. Although the author focus on the French example, this is a mindset shared by the majority of employees of the Western European countries, including Portugal.
Make a beeline for the most maifr positions, research, strategy and business developmentwhere it is impossible to assess your ‘contribution to the wealth of the firm’. Indeed, the standard American strategy is to invert the formula Maier suggests: Polemisch formuliert sie, seit Ludwig XIV.