Bullshit Jobs

Bullshit Jobs
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9781501143335
Rating 4/5 from 9 reviews
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From bestselling writer David Graeber—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences. Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs.” It went viral. After one million online views in seventeen different languages, people all over the world are still debating the answer. There are hordes of people—HR consultants, communication coordinators, telemarketing researchers, corporate lawyers—whose jobs are useless, and, tragically, they know it. These people are caught in bullshit jobs. Graeber explores one of society’s most vexing and deeply felt concerns, indicting among other villains a particular strain of finance capitalism that betrays ideals shared by thinkers ranging from Keynes to Lincoln. “Clever and charismatic” (The New Yorker), Bullshit Jobs gives individuals, corporations, and societies permission to undergo a shift in values, placing creative and caring work at the center of our culture. This book is for everyone who wants to turn their vocation back into an avocation and “a thought-provoking examination of our working lives” (Financial Times).

Bullshit Jobs
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07

From bestselling writer David Graeber—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences. Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful,

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Bullshit Jobs
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15

From bestselling writer David Graeber—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences. Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful,

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Bullshit Jobs
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15

'Spectacular and terrifyingly true' Owen Jones 'Thought-provoking and funny' The Times Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they are bullshit jobs. This book shows why, and what we can do about it. In the early twentieth century, people prophesied that technology would

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Jobs    la con
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018

Read online Jobs la con written by David Graeber, published by which was released on 2018. Download full Jobs la con Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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There s No Such Thing as an Easy Job
  • Author : Kikuko Tsumura
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23

Convenience Store Woman meets The New Me in this strange, compelling, darkly funny tale of one woman's search for meaning in the modern workplace. A young woman walks into an employment agency and requests a job that has the following traits: it is close to her home, and it requires

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On Bullshit
  • Author : Harry G. Frankfurt
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-10

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize bullshit

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The Utopia of Rules
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24

From the author of the international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? And is

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100 Bullshit Jobs   And How to Get Them
  • Author : Stanley Bing
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2007-04-24

The scholarly discipline of Bullshit Studies has blossomed in the last several years, fertilized by a number of critical works on the subject and the growing importance of the issue across a wide range of professions. Now, best-selling author and lifelong practitioner Stanley Bing enters the field with a comprehensive

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Gigged
  • Author : Sarah Kessler
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12

"With deep reporting and graceful storytelling, Sarah Kessler reveals the ground truth of a key part of the American workforce. Her analysis is both astute and nuanced, making GIGGED essential reading for anyone interested in the future of work." —Daniel H. Pink, author of WHEN and DRIVE The full-time job

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Lost People
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2007

An epic account of the power of memory in Madagascar

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Empty Labor
  • Author : Roland Paulsen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-14

The first critical study of 'empty labor', the time during which employees engage in non-work activities during the working day.

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The Dawn of Everything
  • Author : David Graeber,David Wengrow
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2021-11-09

A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation. For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike—

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Business Bullshit
  • Author : André Spicer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-11

Our organizations are flooded with empty talk. We are constantly "going forward" to lands of "deliverables", stopping off on the "journey" to "drill down" into "best practice". Being an expert at using management speak has become more important in corporate life than delivering long lasting results. The upshot is that

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Direct Action
  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : AK Press
  • Release Date : 2009

A radical anthropologist studies the global justice movement.

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Careergasm
  • Author : Sarah Vermunt
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14

Rousing, bullsh*t-free advice for aspiring career changers What is a careergasm? Does it feel as good as it sounds? You bet your ass it does. A Careergasm happens when your work feels good. Really good. Like a groovin’ Marvin Gaye song. Like you and your work belong together, and

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