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Unformatted text preview: BSG 302 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Chapter 3 - Case Incident 2: Long Hours, Hundreds of E-Mails, and No Sleep: Does This Sound like a Satisfying Job? Although the 40-hour workweek is now the exception rather than the norm, some individuals are taking things to the extreme. John Bishop , 31, is an investment banker who works for Citigroups global energy team in New York. A recent workday for Bishop consisted of heading to the office for a conference call at 6:00 P.M. He left the office at 1:30 A.M. and had to be on a plane that same morning for a 9:00 A.M. presentation in Houston. Following the presentation, Bishop returned to New York the same day, and by 7:00 P.M., he was back in his office to work an additional three hours. Says Bishop, I might be a little skewed to the workaholic, but realistically, expecting 90 to 100 hours a week is not at all unusual. Irene Tse , 34, heads the government bond-trading division at Goldman Sachs. For ten years, she has seen the stock market go from all-time highs to recession levels. Such fluctuations can mean millions of dollars in either profits or losses. There are days when you can make a lot, and other days where you lose so much youre just profits or losses....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2011 for the course BUS 302 taught by Professor H during the Spring '11 term at American Dubai.

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