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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Work Culture

Read this news article in CNN:
Spanked Employee seeks $1.2million

Quick excerpts from this article:

* Alarm company says it was part of a team-building exercise.
Questin: Oru alarm company ku intha team building konjam over.

* The winners poked fun at the losers, throwing pies at them, feeding them baby food, making them wear diapers and swatting their buttocks.

Questin: Made to wear diapers?, venaam vittudunga azhuthuruven!

* Lawyers for Alarm One, said the spankings were part of a voluntary program to build camaraderie and were not discriminatory because they were given to both male and female workers.
Questins: 1. To build camaraderie a?? Dei ippdi ellam pannina camaraderie-aa, pheelings thaan develop aagum.
2. They were given to both male and female - aagha US layum oru Samathuvapuram.

ALARM ONE - A LONE ARM waiting to spank?
- ANE MORAL left?

Sari rite,
Until later.

ps: Also its been an year since I started blogging, thanks for all those visiting my blog and commenting on it as well. I treasure the support. Appuchiate. :)


Blogger Archana said...

Aa-ha - enna oru moolai! I would like to meet the great HR people (I assume its them) who come up with such excellent team building exercise. The idea sounds stupid, wonder who decided to implement it!!

12:53 AM  
Blogger Archana said...

And oh, congratulations on completing a year of blogging :-)!

12:57 AM  
Blogger Prabhu said...

Archana - ya should appreciate HR people's brain and their ideas (or the lack of it). I guess its innovation at work.
And thanks for the wishes & anbu.

10:50 AM  
Blogger dinesh said...

Aahaa, enna pramaadhamaana camaraderie building appa ! I think they should pay for their stupidity..

Idhellam on kannukku mattum eppdi da padaradhu ?

11:07 AM  
Blogger kuttichuvaru said...

nalla research pannirukkeenga!! ithu oru case-nnu ithu oru lawyer vechu proceed panraanga!! vevasthai ketta ooru!!

11:56 AM  
Blogger Prabu Karthik said...


sidin nu oru blog gyaani annaike sonaan, HR pasanga ellam worst nu..

and hey congrats on completing 1 yr:)

pala nooru post pottu peru vazhvu vazha vazhthugiren :D

12:41 PM  
Blogger Shuba said...

heraty congrats for completing one year of blogging..and jus wondering how the Hr can be so stupid....Crazy...I think HR will be ever busy in search of employees...and such things will affect the brand name too...ethics illatha oru companylam oru companyaa?

2:18 PM  
Blogger Shilpa said...

Hey Congratulations on completing one year of blogging !!

The idea sounds so silly...!!
I am surprised that they convinced so many ppl to take part in it...

3:04 PM  
Blogger Prabhu said...

Dinesh - I know, stupid ideas. The news item was right there in the front-page and these kind of news never miss my eye :)

Kuttichuvaru - i second ur thoughts. vivasthai ketta ooru.

PK - sidin yaaruba athu? Thanq for the wishes. Appreciate.

Shuba - Thanks for the wish. Appreciate. aanalum neenga ivvlo kochukka venaam. ponaa porathu vidunga.

Shilpa - thanks. Apuchiate. Good point there - they did convince people into the game. :)

All - although the idea was stupid and they r going to pay for it, it amused me a bit and I allowed myself a giggle.

4:44 PM  
Blogger Prabu Karthik said...

sidin is the rajnikanth of indian bloggers:)
thalaivarukku 150 comment laam JLT varum. he has wonderful language and rocking humour.

11:23 AM  
Blogger Prabhu said...


avaru yaarunnu ellam enaku theirlla - enna porutha varaikum, also lex gang porutha varaikum neenga thaan rajini-kamal-aval-sevulu-all shows houseful neenga thaan :)

5:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


andha ponnuu oru US $500,000 kuduthutanga pa...

idhuku adi enna midhiye vangikalaam...


8:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thappa sollitten..

andha lady ku 1.7 million dollars aam...

midhi enna edhu venumnalaum vangikalaam..


8:55 AM  

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