Job: “In working life we ​​are not a family” – career


The author and philosopher Reinhard K. Sprenger holds little of today's working culture. A conversation about ambitious executives, delicately dressed employees and why annual talks are just humiliation bureaucracy.

SZ: In most companies they have to be run, although hardly anyone likes them and they are usually just an annoying pro forma exercise: the annual talks. Why is still held on them anyway?

Reinhard K. Sprenger: The annual talks are a victory of the bureaucracy over the market dynamics, the order of reason. They are outdated, sedate and abolished.

Why that?

You see, the idea of ​​the annual discussions arose in the fifties, sixties in the context of the then humanization of the working world. One had noticed that …

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