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 They are outdated, sedate and abolished.
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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