Frozen Pinguin (frozenpinguin) wrote,
Frozen Pinguin
frozenpinguin

on motivation

> Here's my favourite quote about motivational posters, DeMarco & Lister "Peopleware":

"These motivational accessories, as they are called (including slogan coffee mugs, plaques, pins, key chains, and awards), are a triumph of form over substance. They seem to extol the importance of Quality, Leadership, Creativity, Teamwork, Loyalty, and a host of other organizational virtues. But they do so in such simplistic terms as to send an entirely different message: Management here believes that these virtues can be improved with posters rather than by hard work and managerial talent. Everyone quickly understands that the presence of the posters is a sure sign of the absence of hard work and talent."


надо будет зачесть
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