You're completely self-centered and care only about yourself, and couldn't give a fuck about anyone else
classic case of pot calling kettle black.
Howso? I said, "be reasonable". The post I responded to pushed an unreasonably one-sided view, to the point where they equated being called outside of work for any reason with being allowed to masturbate at work.
in today's corp world, this perfectly defines how a COMPANY acts. they are spoiled little fucking brats who have too much of a labor pool to pick from and think the world revolves around THEM.
Often, yes. It's one of the reasons I started my own company - to avoid working for one like that.
I find it precious that you try to turn it around. in the history of the modern age, life has NEVER been as good for companies as it is right now.
I find it naive that you don't think bad employees exist. And life is not better for companies than ever. It's actually pretty awful for anything that isn't a MegaCorp.
I have no idea what your work life is like. maybe you are rich and you are a business owner. I suspect you are or you are of the R persuasion who thinks that all roads lead to 'business should have all the say'. or maybe you're a republican shill trying to shift the argument in your party's direction.
Pretty much off-base on everything except the "business owner" (I'm left of Democrat, pro-small business with some socialist leanings, and believe big businesses need to be stopped from bending politics to their whims).
Back to the underlying topic at hand: The thing I've come to realize being a business owner is that regardless of whether people are bosses or underlings, their underlying personalities will drive their interactions at work. Shitty bosses and shitty employees are both horrible to work with, have no cares about the welfare of their coworkers, and selfishly believe everything is about them. Good bosses and good employees are those who will spend reasonable efforts to make everyone else's lives easier in the hopes that goodwill will come back to them (or at least a happier work environment overall will make work less of a chore).
Back to the main topic at hand: Reasonableness. For me, being reasonable at work is treating everything as a two-way street. The expectations management have of employees should be equal to the expectations the employees have of management. A flexible attitude from management should have an equally flexible attitude from employees. If management is hard-assed about the rules, then I'd expect most employees to game the system back. Bad employees and bad bosses alike don't follow that attitude, and take everything they can, while giving as little as possible.
Tying this back to the main story, and giving an idea of where my sense of reasonableness lies, I'll leave you with an example of how I deal with the emails after work hours: If I email something to them outside of work hours, I figure they'll get to it when they have time. I don't expect that to be before the next time they work, but if it is, that's fine too. But then, I don't have a problem when my employees surf the internet or play games on their phones while things are slow and they need a little break. If they answered an email or two after hours instead of during the work day they're more likely to have that slow time to unwind a bit during the day. I find that to be a reasonable trade-off, and they do, too.