Hating their Job in the Film, Office Space

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In the film Office space Peter Gibbons hates his job. Peter is not alone his best friend’s feel the same way. They hate the commute too and their boss. Initech hires consultants to down size the company. While at work Peter makes a tiny mistake and every boss comes by his cubical to tell him about his mistake and talk down about his minor mistake. Peter is invited by his cheating girlfriend to a hypnotherapist. During Peter’s session Peter tries to explain his day” So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life” (Judge). This a small glimpse into how Peter is feeling. The therapist dies leaving Peter in a hypnotic trance. Peter abandons his responsibility to his job by not showing up for work all weekend. Peter and his co-workers appear to lack motivation on the job. Peters boss Bill Lumberg is a prime example of how by not providing his employees with the proper motivational skills needed for the job. In reality motivation is one key element in the world of work to a successful business.
According to the dictionary Motivation is an inner drive to behave or act in a definite manner. It is the important part in setting and attaining goals. Employers like Bill who ask questions but do not listen to the response and focusing on the minor details than finding positive outcomes are not
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