10) A little bit of trust goes a long way – but it looks like Reddit user Back2Bach’s employer didn’t get the message. “[We] couldn't use the copy machine without a supervisor's permission,” they wrote. “All documents had to be approved for replication in order to negate the possibility of employees using the copier for non-business purposes.”
9) Some attempts to improve productivity have the exact opposite effect, as regalia13 has discovered. “We're not allowed to wear headphones anymore,” they said. “Most of us work alone for 2-6 hours a day. If they thought I wasn't paying attention then, they're very mistaken about how much I pay attention now!”
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