James S. Kunenaauthor of The Strawberry Statement, an account of the 1968 student uprising at Columbia Universityachronicles his adventures on the road to finding meaning in work and life. He traces his evolution from a rebellious youth who sees working as a kind of death, to a laid-off corporate executive who experiences not working as a kind of death, to a reinvented and reinvigorated individual who discovers something important and meaningful to do. The experience of falling victim to Americaas recession-ravaged economy (and the people who run it) leads him along a career path far different from anything he had planned. After years of making a living, Kunen finally learns how to make a life. Diary of a Company Man will be a revelation not only to baby boomers but to young people trying to figure out what to do with their lives.... already inthetruck; youhad twenty-one screws andyou hooked upthe radio, the [instrument] cluster, the cigarette-lighter, everything on the dash. You did every fifth car, and at that point we were building roughly five hundred vehiclesa day, soIwas doinga hundred ... Boothhadinstalled monitoring equipment in peoplea#39;s homes for Arbitron, the audience-ratings firm;hea#39;d fixed copying ... aDoingiton my own, justpickingitup, talking to people, looking in books andtrying it, a Booth said.
|Title||:||Diary of a Company Man|
|Author||:||James S. Kunen|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2012-01-10|