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Tale # 63
Dept: Management Score: 273
Jan 27th 2006 Submitted by Editrix
“Company Standards”
A donut My first post-college job was at a hyper-efficient, alarmingly enthusiastic company. At our annual staff meeting, a President proclaimed in his thick accent, "I luff this company. I vood die for zis company."

I moved on to another company, where I expected much the same thing. I noticed that things were a little different--nothing was ever finished on time, the attitude wasn't so much "pride in a job well done" as "eh, just get it out the door"--but I almost fell out of my chair when the CEO proclaimed that the new renovations would be "up to this company's usual standards--you know, a little crappy." LINK
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