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30 Reasons Employees Hate Their Managers: What Your People May Be Thinking and What You Can Do About It by Adam Snyder, Bruce L. Katcher

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Appendix . Epilogue: A Lesson from the Future

The second Star Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan (my favorite) opens on the bridge of the starship Enterprise in the twenty-third century, with Saavik, played by a very svelte Kirstie Alley, sitting in the Captain’s chair. We can see from her long pointy ears that she’s a Vulcan.

The communications officer, Uhura, reports to her that there is a distress signal coming from a fuel-carrying vessel called the Kobuyashi Maru. The problem is that the vessel is in the “neutral zone,” an area that Federation vessels cannot enter according to treaty.

Saavik makes the command decision to enter the neutral zone to rescue the crew of the Kobuyashi Maru. She orders Lieutenant Commander Sulu to chart a course for the ...

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