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“An unheralded, unnamed revolution is unfolding in our midst. Everywhere, people are becoming less willing to put up with disrespect.” (Fuller, 2003).

In his book “Sombodies and Nobodies” Fuller (a former college president) explains that power differentials are not  evil  per se–  rather, it’s how incumbents wield their position that results in oppression or in equality. The problem arises when people “pull rank” – when they use power to put someone in their place. “Rankism” is treating people in an unequal fashion; it’s when managers view employees as containable objects. Turn the page…

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