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Who Cut the Cheese?: A Cutting-Edge Way of Surviving Change by Shifting Blame

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Who Cut the Cheese?

A Cutting-Edge Way of Surviving Change by Shifting Blame

By Mason Brown

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Format: Hardback, 96 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: Australia, 06 October 2000
"Who Cut the Cheese?" uses a delightful little fable to encapsulate the fundamental rule of modern American management and the new economy: "Survive change by shifting blame."

The fable revolves around two malevolent rats and two spiteful "Punypeople" who find themselves trapped together in a maze, fighting over a dwindling supply of constantly moving cheese. Some characters adapt readily to this treacherous, shifting environment -- blaming the weak and overpowering the helpless. Others perish in horror, praying for death. Read this book and live!

Written for all ages, the story can be understood by even the youngest reader: The "maze"is a metaphor for life, and the "cheese" is a metaphor for whatever you desire in life -- be it worldly goods, spiritual well-being, or unspeakable sexual encounters too deviant even for the Internet.

The more advanced reader will also understand the secondary message of the book: "Resistance is futile." As soon as change happens, we must accept it immediately or suffer the consequences. This heavy-handed lesson is designed to engender unquestioning obedience to authority, and makes the book an ideal gift for subordinates.

Large companies would be well advised to give this book to each and every one of their employees, especially if they are considering a restructuring to bolster shareholder value. Extremely short, even including illustrations, the story takes less than an hour to read, but its unsettling conclusions on the nature of humanity should last a lifetime!

EAN: 9780743212359
ISBN: 0743212355
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia
Dimensions: 21.54 x 13.89 x 1.37 centimetres (0.23 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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