[Link] Theory of Bullshit Jobs Examined

Research suggests that David Graeber’s Theory of Bullshit Jobs – that many workers experience their jobs as being comprised of meaningless tasks in which they have to appear productive – doesn’t entirely hold true.

Some reporting on this:

Graeber was wrong about the various trends he believed in — the percentage of bullshit jobs and their increase — but he was right about the capacity of bad managers to turn a perfectly good job into bullshit.