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Why Do People Agree To Work In Boring Jobs?

NPR | Nov. 7, 2013 3:15 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 7, 2013 9:34 a.m.

Contributed By:

David Greene, Shankar Vedantam

In “The Myth of Sisyphus,” philosopher Albert Camus — who would have turned 100 on Thursday — explored the nature of boring work. There’s new psychological research into why people end up in boring jobs.


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