According to a spate of recent headlines, the dangerous epidemic of workplace boredom is stalking the cubicles of developed nations. According to one Gallup poll, some 71 percent of workers are not engaged, or are actively disengaged from their jobs. Sandi Mann, a British psychologist, has deemed boredom "the new stress." But while plenty of organizations talk about how to manage stress on the job, few talk about how to deal with boredom. Probably because most organizations don't want to admit that their employees are bored.