the office according to “The Office”


This brilliant article by Venkatesh Rao is a sociological categorization of business management using  “The Office” tv show as a template.

The Gervais principle or the office according to “The Office”

Hold on to your nose as you work your way through the stink of where so many of us actually waste our energy on the business hamster wheel, only to get off in a cage with dirty litter to rest just long enough to get back on

Looking at the big picture and finding it sucks, is only half the battle of course. The more important half is what to do about it.  Sociopath, clueless, or loser, none a particularly grand role to remain in. How can you, now that you know?

Is the answer, “yeswecanitalitarianism?”

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