No excuse for work abuse

Irwin Rubin, Temenos Inc., Honolulu Star-Bulletin, January 11, 2004

There's a bumper sticker that never fails to send a shiver down my spine. It reminds us that there is absolutely no excuse for domestic violence. None. The last time I saw it, I found myself wondering what difference it could make if we started to think about and act toward our work places as if they were our families.

They are, after all, the social systems in which we spend more than one-third of our waking hours as adults. Here are a few examples of what came to mind.

Let's tackle the issue of violence first. ... No excuse