- associate professor, anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington
- Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don’t Find) Work Today; University Of Chicago Press; 2017-04-12; 304 pages; ASIN:022645214X; Kindle: $10, paper: $14+SHT.
tl;dr → <quote>The CEO of Me, Inc is a job-quitter for a good reason – the business world has come to agree with Hayek that market value is the best measure of value.</quote>
and → <quote><cliché>As is often the case,</cliché>history brings unintended consequences, even to doctrinaire and theoretical ideas.</quote>
- neoliberalism, a social philosophy
- Soviet Union
- ultra-individualist ideals
- Friedrich Hayek
- an economist, an Austrian economist
- Milton Friedman
- Mont Pelerin Society
- CEO of Me, Inc. (a metaphor)
- global markets
- Gary Becker
- won a Nobel Prize
- market value
- company value
- shareholder interests, short-term interests of shareholders
- quarterly earnings
- American Airlines
- Wall Street
- long-term obligations
- worker incentives.
- white-collar worker
- an anonymous presenter is quoted (paraphrased), citing the august authority the venue: a (U.C.?) Berkeley Continuing Education Workshop for New Managers.
- calculus of quitting
something about the interests of the employee and the company being mis-aligned..
- Linus Huang
- performs sociology.
- employed at (U.C.?) Berkeley.
- attests to C++ to Java transition tranining.
- Silicon Valley
- getting along with co-workers
- a calculus of peer-level supplication is proposed
- needing “an insider” to get past the formal rules, <snide>the fix is IN!</snide>.
- A friend-of-a-friend is no longer the best way to find a job; Staff (a ‘bot); In Harvard Busniess Review (HBR) 2017-06.
- Need to perform “passion” (gratitude?)
- emotional life
feelings of passion,
cultivating their feelings of passion,
cultivating their feelings of passion for tasks,
cultivating their feelings of passion for tasks that bring market remuneration