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The 'Underlying Logic' Behind The Madness Of The Office

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Those of us who work in an office know that there is at least some part of the organization that is utterly frustrating.

In The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office, authors Tim Sullivan and Ray Fisman argue that the back-to-back meetings and unending bureaucracy serve an important purpose.

They talk to NPR's Neal Conan about how a certain level of dysfunction makes a difference.

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