Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What we can do About it download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Graeber

Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What we can do About it download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Graeber year 2018
  • Book name: Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What we can do About it
  • Author: David Graeber
  • Release date: 2018/1/4
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780241263884
  • Rating: 8.41 of 10
  • Votes: 822
  • Review by: Bria Pinkerton
  • Review rating: 7.99 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Total pages: 368
  • Includes a PDF summary of 42 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Spectacular and terrifyingly true' Owen Jones'Thought-provoking and funny' The TimesBe honest: if your job didn't exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever wondered why not? Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they are bullshit jobs. This book shows why, and what we can do about it.In the early twentieth century, people prophesied that technology would see us all working fifteen-hour weeks and driving flying cars. Instead, something curious happened. Not only have the flying cars not materialised, but average working hours have increased rather than decreased. And now, across the developed world, three-quarters of all jobs are in services, finance or admin: jobs that don't seem to contribute anything to society. In Bullshit Jobs, David Graeber explores how this phenomenon - one more associated with the Soviet Union, but which capitalism was supposed to eliminate - has happened. In doing so, he looks at how, rather than producing anything, work has become an end in itself; the way such work maintains the current broken system of finance capital; and, finally, how we can get out of it. This book is for anyone whose heart has sunk at the sight of a whiteboard, who believes 'workshops' should only be for making things, or who just suspects that there might be a better way to run our world.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 23H30M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Industrial Relations, Working Patterns & Practices, Social, Group Or Collective Psychology, Sociology: Work & Labour, Industrial Relations & Safety, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Labour Economics, Advice On Careers & Achieving Success
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 25.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 162x240x33mm
  • Weight: 625g
  • Printed by: ALLEN LANE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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