Miserable Management – Code of Practice

At last, an International Standard (IS) has been published specifically for the upper echelons of seriously under-performing organisations. IS 90001:2015 Miserable Management has been written to help senior managers work in a consistently underhand manner to: (1) mislead shareholders and other investors; (2) undermine the morale of employees; (3) seek sole credit for others’ efforts; and (4) reveal ho
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Job Vacancy – Airport Security Officer

Temporary, Part-time (but not a zero-hours contract, honest) We are looking for a number of male, female and transgender Airport Security Officers to join our security team. In this role, you will be involved in anything from searching customers and their luggage, through to operating equipment like x-ray machines and observing screens. So, if yo
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Miserableness is an Art Form

The satisfaction people seem to find in being miserable reflects the creative effort required to cultivate it, according to Cloe Madanes, a Psychotherapy Networker. “When your living conditions are stable, peaceful, and prosperous – no civil wars raging in your streets, no mass hunger, no epidemic disease, no vexation from poverty – making yourself miserabl
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Body Odour Index (BOI)

The warmer weather has led to reports of heavy concentrations of body odour – sebaceous gland syndrome (SGS) – in such places as the London Underground, on trains and buses, and in city centre pubs and coffee shops. As a service to our readers, MBM has come up with an index calibrated to the degree of bod
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