Bingsop's Fables: Little Morals for Big Business
For more than twenty years, Stanley Bing has peerlessly explained corporate culture and strategy with wit and insight. Now he brings us this engaging and instructive book of white-collar fables that have charmed generations of businesspeople since Greece was glorious and Rome was grand, brilliant gems of wisdom flowing from the pen of the mysterious, legendary author known...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published April 26th 2011 by HarperCollins e-books
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So, my daughter has trouble sleeping and I was stuck with just this book to read. It was a REALLY long night ...
The cover got my attention while perusing through the new book section. Mostly, while reading the book, everything went over my head. Or under my feet. Or something.
It was filled with two to four page short stories finding humor in corporate life. I work in the corporate world ... surely, some of these corporate jokes would tickle a funny bone once in a while.
May 11, 2012 Doris rated it 2 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: someone totally bored
This was a really great idea, using Aesop's Fables to mimic real modern corporate life and give us some metaphorical food for thought. Unfortunately, it managed to poke fun at many aspects of the work place without giving too much in the way of true moral value. Blah.