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David Clémenceau (GERMANY)


Herr Müller was a waiter in his own restaurant. He was devoid of the smallest commercial bone in his body and preferred a simple employment with a satisfying salary, which happened to be only slightly higher than his colleagues’ because of his many years of experience. He was sixty-three years old and had been the owner of his parents’ restaurant for the shortest time, a couple of months, before he sold it to Herr Ehring, who from then on would be in charge of MÜLLERS. The contract drawn up between Herr Müller and Herr Ehring had two special clauses. One stipulated that Herr Müller would immediately be employed as a waiter, whereas the second one was about management. Naturally, the first clause came into effect immediately. As for the second, Herr Müller had never once seen the need to use it in four decades. It was, in his mind, a…