The rise of performative work
It’s not what you do. It’s how ostentatiously you do it. Theatre has always been an important part of the workplace. Open communication is a must of successful remote working. But the prevalence of performative work is bad news, not just for those who like to slack on the job but also for employees who have to catch up on actual tasks once the show is over. The Economist explores why it persists.
From The Economist