Instead of Stress, Worker Freedom: We Are Micromanaging Our Employees to Death
by Isaac Getz
SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
If President Nicolas Sarkozy wants Frenchmen to be happy, he might worry less about how many vacation days they get, and more about the crushing bureaucracies in which they work. The French media is busy discussing the series of suicides at France Télécom. Since its trade unions started to track the data in 2008, 23 of the company’s employees have committed suicide and 13 have attempted it.
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