Stirring the pool

Australia, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Personnel or People”.
A new typist is asked to do a job for the manager instead of the senior typist, who is not present. Afterwards the senior typist voices her resentment, causing the new girl to feel unhappy. Another typist informs the new typist that the attitude of the senior typist is not new and has caused many resignations. What is the answer to internal warfare in the typing pool? Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer

Gil Brealey

director

Peter Weir

production company

Commonwealth Public Service Board

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:05:52:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28922

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee competitive behavior

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee morale

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job satisfaction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Office management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Supervisors

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work environment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Management - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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