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The Culture of Praise in the Workplace

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The Culture of Praise in the Workplace

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Jeffrey Zaslow, author of the article, The Most-Praised Generation Goes to Work, talks about the phenomenon of unearned applause in the workplace. He argues that bosses are feeling the need to bestow lavish praise on young adults as a generation defined by parental stroking enters the workplace.

Jeffrey Zaslow, writer and columnist for The Wall Street Journal; author of the article, "The Most-Praised Generation Goes to Work"

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