Re: Re[2]: Dress Code

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Dress Code
From: Peter Montgomery <MONTGOMERY -at- CAMINS -dot- CAMOSUN -dot- BC -dot- CA>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1993 12:29:20 -0700

On Thursday, 17 Jun 1993, at 16:54:04,
thus spake Kenyon Erickson <kenyone -at- SMTPLINK -dot- MICROS -dot- COM>:

KE>It is my experience (not necessarily backed up scientifically) that, with
KE>most people, a dress code is a noise level issue compared to the physical
KE>environment and other organizational policies. At the risk of generalizing
KE>(but willing to do so anyway to foster further discussion), I think that if
KE>someone complains about the Dress Code, the problem is much deeper (i.e.,
KE>they hate their job, they aren't happy with their career choice/progress,
KE>their home life is depressing or frustrating, they have vices they wish
KE>they could lose, or some combination of the above). The inverse of that
KE>statement is that people like to look good, and dressing up is part of
KE>that. If they are happy in general, dressing up is no big deal. [As an
KE>aside: Some people have not figured out how to dress up comfortably.
KE>There is such a thing as a comfortable suit and tie, but you have look for

I'll tell this to our college president who is as likely to show up in
braces,blue jeans and a t-shirt as he is in a suit.

KE>There. That should rile up some people.

My, my. Aren't you clever.

* Peter Montgomery Montgomery -at- camosun -dot- bc -dot- ca *
* Exitus effigium effigies exituum *

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