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Greed is good and other fables : office life in popular culture

Author: Tony Osborne
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book spans three centuries of popular entertainment and everyday culture, showcasing both mainstream and submerged channels and voices to examine how once reviled business values gained supremacy and poisoned the American spirit"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Osborne
ISBN: 9780313385759 0313385750 9780313385766 0313385769
OCLC Number: 745980505
Description: 204 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The great American dilemma : conformity or rebellion? --
My approach and some reflections on pop culture and such --
Early mass culture : print from the Victorian Era to the Roaring Twenties --
Sponsored films : quaintness with a radical bite --
The organization man and his kin : preachers and salesmen --
The office in drama and comedy during the 1950s and 1960s --
Greed is good : the 1980s to present-day America --
Scaling the pyramid : common types and office games.
Responsibility: Tony Osborne.

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