This is a hilarious article instructing bosses "How To Completely, Utterly Destroy an Employee's Work Life."
What we discovered is that the key factor you can use to make employees miserable on the job is to simply keep them from making progress in meaningful work.
People want to make a valuable contribution, and feel great when they make progress toward doing so. Knowing this progress principle is the first step to knowing how to destroy an employee’s work life.
The thing is, if you're wondering why so many authors seem really angry at traditional publishing, well, that's it. That's what's been happening to them.