Counterproductive: Time Management in the Knowledge Economy


Source: Melissa Gregg
Affiliation: Duke University

In this book, Melissa Gregg argues that the emphasis on productivity as the ultimate measure of job performance is a relatively recent phenomenon that has isolated workers from one another and rendered them incapable of setting clear boundaries between work and leisure. She further illustrates the futility of "time-management" self-help software and literature. 

Keywords: Exploitation , Leisure , Self-Help , Work/Life Balance