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Your situation is somewhat comparable to our office. Context We are a small development team and are part of a much larger company, however we have our own office. The company as well as our team has a strong focus on culture. There are summer and winter activities, sometimes we are asked to do promotional videos, or pictures and often we decide to do ...


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Your personality and your company culture isn’t a natural fit, so... a. You adapt and try to fit in the culture b. Don’t change anything and see if that slides or if you get singled out c. Have the culture adapt and accommodate you d. Move to an environment that fits you better Now assign probability values to each of the options above and see which ...


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There seem to be two aspects to your objection, one reasonable and one unreasonable. First, it's entirely reasonable that you don't want "silly things" to be a major distraction from your real work, especially in the form of a time sink. But a firm refusal to ever consider making light of what you do, or especially to consider how odd it may sometimes look ...


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In my opinion most company "social" departments are run by extroverts. As this role in the company, usually caters to their needs. Their main weapon is peer pressure. In my company, it also started out with these "integration activities". Many people had lots of fun with it. But as time has progressed, many like-minded people have opted-out. A few ...


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I think without a doctors note you will have no way to get around this except talking to your manager what the problem is and how it makes you feel. If they still insist, make a parody of your boss, get a wig, fake mustache, glasses, typical outfit, typical clothes, whatever makes you look and talk like him. Then you give them a hell of a show and afterwards ...


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I like to work here Firstly you need to be honest with yourself.... you do NOT like working there, you don't like the whole culture, you may enjoy your tasks but that's only part of what it takes to enjoy working somewhere. Once you're honest with yourself you can move forwards and make a decision. Until then the rest of your question is moot. It's ...


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