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The Resource Lab rats : how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us, Dan Lyons

Lab rats : how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us, Dan Lyons

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Lab rats : how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us
Title
Lab rats
Title remainder
how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us
Statement of responsibility
Dan Lyons
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines how the ideas of Silicon Valley and its "new oligarchs" have changed work culture, making employees subject to constant change, dehumanizing technologies, and even health risks, and discusses how to restore the social contract between employers and employees
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10732736
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NjBwBT
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1960-
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Lyons, Daniel
Dewey number
302.3/5
Index
index present
LC call number
HD58.7
LC item number
.L96 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Corporate culture
  • Work environment
  • Organizational behavior
Target audience
adult
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how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us
Label
Lab rats : how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us, Dan Lyons
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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Contents
Welcome to your new job -- Introduction: Make a duck -- Misery in the maze. Unhappy in paradise ; The new oligarchs ; A very brief history of management science (and why you shouldn't trust it) ; Who's afraid of Silicon Valley -- Four factors of workplace despair. Building the workforce of the future (or: Sorry, you're old and we'd like you to leave) ; Money: "Garbage at the speed of light" ; Insecurity: "We're a team, not a family" ; Change: "What happens if you live inside a hurricane that never ends?" ; Dehumanization: "Think of yourself as a machine within a machine" -- The no-shit-Sherlock school of management. The battle for the soul of work ; Basecamp: back to basics ; Managed by Q: "Everybody cleans" ; Kapor capital: conscious capitalists ; The social enterprise movement -- Epilogue: Can zebras fix what unicorns have broken?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780316561860
Lccn
2018948927
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1056207883
  • (OCoLC)1056207883
Label
Lab rats : how Silicon Valley made work miserable for the rest of us, Dan Lyons
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to your new job -- Introduction: Make a duck -- Misery in the maze. Unhappy in paradise ; The new oligarchs ; A very brief history of management science (and why you shouldn't trust it) ; Who's afraid of Silicon Valley -- Four factors of workplace despair. Building the workforce of the future (or: Sorry, you're old and we'd like you to leave) ; Money: "Garbage at the speed of light" ; Insecurity: "We're a team, not a family" ; Change: "What happens if you live inside a hurricane that never ends?" ; Dehumanization: "Think of yourself as a machine within a machine" -- The no-shit-Sherlock school of management. The battle for the soul of work ; Basecamp: back to basics ; Managed by Q: "Everybody cleans" ; Kapor capital: conscious capitalists ; The social enterprise movement -- Epilogue: Can zebras fix what unicorns have broken?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780316561860
Lccn
2018948927
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1056207883
  • (OCoLC)1056207883

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