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Post-it Note Wars Break Out In Paris
My Fox New York ^ | 9-5-11

Posted on 09/05/2011 2:47:19 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

(NewsCore) - As far as management problems go it's become the stickiest labour issue of the French summer.

Executives who would normally be delighted to learn that their employees have foregone lunch breaks or stayed late to work on a project have been dismayed to find their motivations have nothing to do with profit or company advancement.

The problem is that office staff have spent hours producing extravagant designs by sticking vast quantities of Post-It notes to their office windows over the past couple of months in a craze that is sweeping the nation.

The latest creation, a huge six storey representation of Asterix and Obelix, appeared on the windows offices of Societe Generale, the bank, in La Defense business district west of Paris last week.

Fifty employees stuck 9,000 notes of eight different colors on the windows...

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxny.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hijinx; officerebellion; paris; postit
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No pictures, no story.


21 posted on 09/05/2011 3:30:33 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: Rocky

Scroll down.


22 posted on 09/05/2011 3:35:33 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: jmcenanly
I understand it is pretty hard to fire someone in France.

Very difficult, and it incurs expenses that must be paid for many years. Pretty much the same in many other countries.

No manager in those countries wants to continue paying those expenses when staff has been cut. They just tell the US HQ that all personnel are required.

So, when a US company with offices around the world announces a "personnel reduction", people in the US get nailed.

23 posted on 09/05/2011 3:53:16 PM PDT by ken in texas (Can't Afford a Tagline... send money.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Lotsa pics here.
http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/post-it-note-wars

Now if they could combine Post-It Note warring with planking, owling, and headless horsemanning into a modern sport I think we’d have something here.

In case you don’t know what planking, owling and headless horsemanning is take a look at these links.

Planking
http://gizmodo.com/5803311/what-is-planking
Owling
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/owling-the-new-planking/2011/07/12/gIQAaLerAI_blog.html
Headless horsemanning
http://socialtimes.com/horsemanning_b76607


24 posted on 09/05/2011 4:01:03 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Pretty cool. The Tin Tin one is the best, but the Mona Lisa is very good too.

This reminds me of a good prank hubby and I saw. Well, it was meaness, but allowing for that, pretty good.

We saw a car in our local supermarket parking lot, COVERED in post-it notes. It seemed like they all had some mean note written on them.


25 posted on 09/05/2011 4:31:27 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: afraidfortherepublic


26 posted on 09/05/2011 4:42:39 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Daffynition

Ping


27 posted on 09/05/2011 4:49:03 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (PALIN 45 -The cure for "meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Resisting Tyranny Since 1-20-2009)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Usless article without graphics.


28 posted on 09/05/2011 6:08:11 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: TASMANIANRED

Patience is a virtue.


29 posted on 09/05/2011 7:00:52 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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