Bullshit, like paper waste, accumulates in offices with the inevitability of February snow. Justification reports: What are these? Nobody knows. And yet they pile up around you, Xerox-warmed, to be not-read. Best-practices documents? Anybody’s guess, really, including their authors’. Some people thought that digitization would banish this nonsense.
By Mary Tracy In 2013 David Graeber told the world what many of us secretly believed but were too afraid to admit out loud: many modern jobs appear to be bullshit because they are, in fact, bullshit. Graeber wrote an article titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs” for the magazine “Strike!”, and the piece […]
Bullshit Jobs: A Theory by David Graeber is an academic investigation based on Graeber's viral newspaper article about why some people feel their jobs are meaningless and why people do jobs they think are "bullshit." This book should be required reading for any economics or business student and would be a great gift for anyone who is unhappy but isn't quite sure why.