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The office : a hardworking history

Author: Gideon Haigh
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The office: for many of us, it's where we spend more time and expend greater effort than anywhere else. Yet how many of us have stopped to think about why? In The Office: A Hardworking History, Gideon Haigh traces its origins from merchants and monks to the gleaming glass towers of New York. A lively social and cultural history blending its birth, growth and emergence as a means of organising a company, an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gideon Haigh
ISBN: 9780522855562 0522855563
OCLC Number: 793210044
Description: xiii, 609 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The story of the office --
The life of the office.
Responsibility: Gideon Haigh.

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This book traces the office from origins among merchants and monks to the gleaming glass towers of New York and the space age sweatshops of Silicon Valley, finding a legacy of invention and ingenuity  Read more...

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