The Virtual Firm

21 January 2010 at 10:08 am 3 comments

| Peter Klein |

If the proprietor has been to business school, it can never be smaller than two persons:

Bonus material, via Craig Newmark: the Boston Globe ponders “The End of the Office.” But it won’t happen, IMHO.

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  • 1. Michael Marotta  |  21 January 2010 at 7:23 pm

    Dilbert used to be a lot funnier when I had a job. I worked through most of the Dot.Com Meltdown. Then, I did not… After six months of being unemployed in Columbus, we decided that we could be unemployed anywhere on Earth, so we moved to Albuquerque. Just as we were getting re-established, my wife’s parents both got sick and her brother was activated to Iraq. So, we took off a couple of years to bury all four of our parents. Then, we decided to complete the four-year degrees we never needed before. Now we have them. Not finding work myself, I returned to graduate school. Dilbert rings hollow.

  • 2. REW  |  22 January 2010 at 5:33 pm

    In the wake of campus budget crises, I have sent this along to a few administrators with the charge that they replace COMPANY with COLLEGE in the second frame. Thanks, Peter!

  • 3. Peter Klein  |  22 January 2010 at 5:34 pm

    Every professor’s greatest fear!

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