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Real Office

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Problems at work? Lucy Kellaway has the answers:

Should I tell my boss what I think of him?”
How can I be more political and still be myself?”
I have to sack my friend or fire someone better.”
I am a foreigner and my views are ignored.”

These are typical conundrums faced by many of us, and just a few of the hundreds sent every week to Lucy Kellaway’s popular agony aunt”

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Profile Books(GB) (first published January 1st 2007)
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Kay Mcaloney


Quick read about things that actually happen in offices across the world. As always, people view things very differently. I enjoyed Lucy's take on issues and love her sense of humor. She sounds so down to earth, like someone you would love to meet for a drink after hours and talk about things that happened at "The Real Office".
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Lucy Kellaway is the management columnist at the Financial Times. Her column is syndicated in The Irish Times. In addition she has worked as energy correspondent, Brussels correspondent, a Lex writer, and interviewer of business people and celebrities, all with the FT. She has become best known for her satirical commentaries on the limitations of modern corporate culture. She is a regular commenta ...more
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