Monday, May 17, 2010

Life and Times in the Office

1. "Simple Desks"
"A collection of minimal work spaces."

2. "Messy Desks"
"A collection of messy work spaces."  This one is unbelievable:

3. "Your Office Chair Is Killing You"
"Meet public enemy No. 1 in today's workplace"

4. "The Gervais Principle III: The Curse of Development"
"In the first two parts of this series, we talked about the archetypes
 that inhabit organizations (sociopaths, losers, clueless), what they do
 (the Gervais principle) and how (the four languages).  In this part,
 we'll use a somewhat unorthodox take on the idea of arrested
 development to explain why the three groups behave as they do, and use
 that to predict the outcomes of individual interpersonal interactions."

5. "Two Interesting Gervais Principle Follow-Ups"
"These two go further, in a couple of rather dangerous (and fun)

6. "The Seven Most Annoying Coworkers (Who are Actually Face-Eating
    Aliens in Disguise)"

7. "Why do big companies suck?"
"There are some things that tend to happen when companies get big that
 are bad..."