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Workplace Dictators and the Free Market : Reading Private Government, Scott Robinson , single work essay

'In Amanda Lohrey’s ‘Primates’, the first story in the collection Reading Madame Bovary, the unnamed corporation for which the first-person narrator works is undergoing a dreaded ‘restructure’. Her manager, Winton, is attempting to introduce Theory Z, the Japanese business equivalent of a Danish lifestyle trend. It promises to get rid of ‘hierarchies’ and bureaucracies’ in favour of a ‘clan’ mentality with ‘a high state of consistency in their internal culture’. The Theory Z idea turns colleagues into ‘intimates’ and sparks debate between adherents – ‘give them total loyalty, and they find a place for you’ – and opponents – ‘But they own you. It’s all about creating the corporate personality. You become an automaton.’' (Introduction)

April in Fiction, Michalia Arathimos , single work review
— Review of The Life to Come Michelle De Kretser , 2017 single work novel ; The Best Australian Stories 2017 2017 anthology short story ; The Fish Girl Mirandi Riwoe , 2017 single work novella ;

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