South Korean Team Building Exercise Puts Workers In Coffins South Korea firms — faced with high stress and low productivity — are putting employees through a deathly motivational exercise. Workers are put into a coffin, which is then sealed for 10 minutes.
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South Korean Team Building Exercise Puts Workers In Coffins

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South Korean Team Building Exercise Puts Workers In Coffins

South Korean Team Building Exercise Puts Workers In Coffins

South Korean Team Building Exercise Puts Workers In Coffins

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South Korea firms — faced with high stress and low productivity — are putting employees through a deathly motivational exercise. Workers are put into a coffin, which is then sealed for 10 minutes.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Office work does have a reputation for being soul deadening. Now corporations in South Korea faced with high stress and low productivity can take employees through a deathly motivational exercise. Workers embrace photos of their younger, more hopeful selves as they step into coffins sealed for 10 minutes. It works, sort of. One worker's monotone takeaway - I hope to be more passionate in all the work I do. It's MORNING EDITION.

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