One million tiny plays about work

Taylor, Craig
August 2010
People Management;8/12/2010, p42
A conversation between a worker and his manager in Leicester, England is presented. The manager is explaining that the worker is expected to be alert and able to do certain duties at the start of the week. He also advises the employee on his clothing and behavior. The employee defends his inappropriate clothing, his wearing of sunglasses indoors, and his desire to have a lie-down.


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