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wallflower · 2008-06-27 · Original thread
15 is too much. I think "The Three Signs of a Miserable Job" are easier to remember. One of my mentors recommended this book to me recently. I've observed precursors of these from time to time personally. Beware. Remember conscious incompetence.

* Anonymity - "the feeling that employees get when they realize that their manager has little interest in them a human being and that they know little about their lives, their aspirations and their interests."

* Irrelevance - "which takes root when employees cannot see how their job makes a difference in the lives of others. Every employee needs to know that the work they do impacts someone’s life--a customer, a co-worker, even a supervisor--in one way or another."

* Immeasurement - "the inability of employees to assess for themselves their contribution or success. Employees who have no means of measuring how well they are doing on a given day or in a given week, must rely on the subjective opinions of others, usually their managers’, to gauge their progress or contribution."

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