Re: Workplace Discrimination

Subject: Re: Workplace Discrimination
From: Marilynne Smith <mrsmith -at- CTS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 1996 23:01:00 PST

I agree David. I do enjoy sharing an office with other writers and
publications types. I began my career in that environment and it enriched
me so much to be able to talk over problems and to get other points of view.

At 04:10 PM 3/25/96 +-100, David Somers wrote:
>Of course, the other kind of discrimination is the workplace itself. I do
>not work in open plan. Period. I've done it a few times, and never again...
>I find the ambient noise level just too high and very distracting when
>trying to churn out n-hundred pages by the weekend. Give me a nice office
>with one or two other people, a fast 'puter, a nice non-click keyboard, the
>hydroponic plant set, and a nearby caffeine source.

>Do other people on the list find that the working environment has an effect
>on their working 'happiness' (read 'productivity')?


>David Somers.
>dmps -at- euronet -dot- nl

>> You might say that these sorts of idealogical mind sets are windows into
>any work culture. You don't just evaluate whether or not you want the job,
>but do you want to work in this environment? Personally, I give all
>bosses a little verbal test to determine their tolerance and views on the
>and control of company resources. This lets me know whether it's going to
>a fun, rewarding existance or a pain.

Marilynne Smith
mrsmith -at- cts -dot- com

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