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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXV

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 8:04 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Just then, a cheery woman from Human Resources walked in. I understand youre having a problem,       she said in her             most soothing voice. Im so sorry.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXIV

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:54 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

As I sat there       cooling my heels, I noticed a copy of our organizations annual report       on the table             next to my chair. I picked it up       and started             thumbing through it. Our workplace looked so rosy       depicted on             the slick pages smiling employees       of all             colors and hues, dignified executives       exuding power and confidence             from their pinstripes.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:44 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Im sorry, Im so sorry,       I hastened to say. Im not angry with you; Im just tired of looking here, there, and everywhere. Please accept my apology.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Then where on earth can I find them? !       I almost shouted,             losing my cool.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XVI

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:31 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

So down to the union hall I taxied,       hoping that       it wasnt too late       already. The taxi driver was gruff but friendly. You in town on business or pleasure?

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XX

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:29 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Disappointed       and dejected, I turned slowly       to walk outside. This is taking a lot longer than I thought,       I mumbled       to no one in particular. Who are the people responsible for what happens here?

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XIX

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:25 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Ha! Who the heck told you that?       he laughed,             taking the cigar                   out of his mouth.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XVIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:23 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I turned to face the building. I sure hope theyre here -- Im getting tired of looking. Once inside I paused --       uncertain which office             to try.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XVII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 1:22 AM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Good luck!       he snorted             sarcastically. Pretty hopeless, if you ask me.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XV

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 4, 2004, at 8:12 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Yeah, those guys are tough cookies!       another suit chimed in. Weve tried to get them to step up to the plate and deal with our concerns.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XIV

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 4, 2004, at 6:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

When I reached the top       the elevator doors opened,             and a crowd of suits             was standing there. The meeting had just adjourned       and everyone was gathered             waiting for the elevator. Excuse me, are you the people in charge?

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 4, 2004, at 5:14 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Ill tell them,       I replied. Thank you for your directions . But I dont think he heard me.