HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Entertainment » TV Chat (Group) » "Undercover Boss&quo...

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 10:49 PM

"Undercover Boss"

I never watched this show before tonight. I had to watch because the boss was the mayor of Pittsburgh. It was really a nice show. I loved how he made the city employees' dreams happen at the end.

The city looked beautiful and the people were all such hard workers.

5 replies, 1572 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 5 replies Author Time Post
Reply "Undercover Boss" (Original post)
femmocrat Dec 2014 OP
murielm99 Dec 2014 #1
JayhawkSD Jan 2015 #2
femmocrat Jan 2015 #3
a kennedy Jan 2015 #4
femmocrat Jan 2015 #5

Response to femmocrat (Original post)

Mon Dec 22, 2014, 04:16 PM

1. Quite often, I have watched

to sneer at it. Sometimes it is a big commercial for their companies, and a way to make CEOs look good.

I agree that last night was good.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to femmocrat (Original post)

Wed Jan 7, 2015, 01:52 AM

2. Utterly ridiculous show.

 

"I loved how he made the city employees' dreams happen at the end."

Think about it. You have 500 employees. One of them catches the boss' eye and gets rewarded with $220,000 to buy a house because they are living in a cramped one bedroom apartment. Immediately you have about 499 pissed off employees who say, "Hey what about me? I work my ass off for you and my place is no palace either. Where's my new house?"

I can think of few faster ways to demoralize your workforce and drive your company out of business.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to JayhawkSD (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 7, 2015, 10:10 AM

3. There was some fallout after the show.

Mayor Peduto has to account for the money, who donated it, and if they received anything from the mayor or the city in return.

I didn't hear anything about other employees being "demoralized", but there are always complainers. Human nature.

I looked at it more like a game show, where there were winners. There was a fourth "contestant" who didn't make the cut. I never did hear who that person was or what his or her reaction was. It was entertainment, not a merit-based bonus system.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to femmocrat (Original post)

Sat Jan 10, 2015, 08:48 PM

4. I've seen it a couple of times and think that all the CEO's don't really give a shit

About their employees....they try to seem sympathetic, but it seem so phony to me. JMHO. Don't like the show at all, won't watch again.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to a kennedy (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 10, 2015, 09:16 PM

5. I only watched it the one time, because it was Pittsburgh.

I wouldn't watch it again either. Not a reality-show fan.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread