Seeing the World Through Daydreams (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Movie Review)

If you know me, then you know that I daydream. I mostly daydream when I’m at work or when I don’t have anything particular to do or anything that I’m interested in doing. Those are all different states of being but they tend to revolve around similar things: Fantasies. Almost inevitably my daydream will go…

Amitai Etzioni’s Methods of Control for Work Compliance

The second thing I wanted to note about Abe Walker’s essay on Google was a section where Walker mentions a social scientist named Amitai Etzioni. Etzioni identifies three prominent methods that organizations use to achieve work compliance in 1975 in his work A Comparative Analysis of Complex Organizations (1975): Coercive compliance involves the implicit threat…