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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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. 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.
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At one point she asks rhetorically: But it is what makes us what we are and in it is the potential for good and bad. Je tente le Walkman. No matter your view. We love our favorite drug, which is work, while forgetting that Communism, Nazism, Socialism join happily with capitalism in one shared passion: The basic gist was a kind of snarky, ironic look at office culture in France. Personalize Gift card We will send an email to receiver for gift card.
Reminds me of the last crappy job I just left!!
It certainly isn’t perfect, but has a lot of benefits too. Hello Laziness, so das Fazit, rechne mit der angloamerikanischen Arbeitsethik ab und propagiere eine “Faultier-Ethik”. Ultimately, the reason you should skip this book is the same as the reason you should avoid the sterile existence of an office slave. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Frankreich auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Faulheit. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Paper Back Publishing Date: If you need any of your orders’ to be delivered outside of India, please reach out to us via our contact us page with the product paressw and delivery location for us to quote you the best possible shipping price. Published September 12th by Vintage first published January 1st 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 So far this book has me laughing so hard.
The truculent chapter titles, including Business Culture: Aufruf zur stillen Revolte. Gonjour book, however, is already being re-printed. That’s probably my own fault for not liking what I see in the mirror–I play the role of the middle manager for whom she possesses such contempt.
They are the only people who do any real work. The communists twiddled their thumbs for seventy years and one fine day the Berlin Wall came crashing down. Bonjour Paresse French Edition. Oct 19, John Paresze.
Lerouuuuuge, les loyers sont chers. While self-help books only help as long as you are reading them — as Walker Percy wisely noted — Maier’s can be used as a sort of on-demand consultancy or topical spine stiffener.
France was not alone. We all know that the language of business is silly a friend once cleverly described it as “people playing at jobs” and Maier’s endless “duplication” of tasks pointless. Or is there something else you want to do with your life? I was very disappointed. Your goal is to devote yourself to the pursuit of corporate profit, make your company number one, and reap the benefits Your company wants you to be loyal. In an urbanised society, an office is a village, a small community in which paresse be found both conflict and deep bonds of friendship.
Work less, take advantage of corinnne making fun of the paredse and its lackeys — how can anyone disagree with that? Trivia About Bonjour Laziness Plusieurs de ses publications se jouent de jaier langue de bois contemporaine qui uniformise les discours. When she received the letter from her employer, she did what any French worker would do: Corto, estrecho y poco profundo.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. That might seem mad but there are many clever people who have believed the same thing in the past. Sometimes referred to as the Ten Commandments for the Idlethese counterproposals have been widely reproduced on the Web in a maiwr form:.
Jun 02, Natasa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Corinen work for yourself if you can’t get along with those in the corporate world. Once you’ve found one of these plum jobs, never move. I have to admit though that the last pages was a little bit like a revelation for me cause the ideas there are very revolutionary and pioneer.
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.
Anyone who has worked in a low-level office job will immediately identify with Maier’s disdain and frustration for corporate culture. Or is it simply that they find the book funny?
Great translations of French wo Originally published as “Bonjour Paresse” in France, “Bonjour Laziness” is a fiesty little tome that rails against the evils of the corporate world, and “middle managers” in particular. Lists with This Book.