Why This Horse Won’t Drink

  Matejka explicitly states that employee happiness is not the issue, that it is not the manager’s job to make it happen. Management’s function is to set performance at the levels the manager perceives appropriate, and to tie performance to the rewards that the employee deems equitable. This approach goes a long way toward humanizing […]

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

  A big, brilliant, profoundly observed novel about the mysteries of modern life by National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris, one of the most exciting voices of his generation Paul O’Rourke is a man made of contradictions: he loves the world, but doesn’t know how to live in it. He’s a Luddite addicted to his […]