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My job : my self : work and the creation of the modern individual

Author: Al Gini
Publisher: New York : Taylor & Francis Books Ltd, 2001(2000)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this study of the world of work, the author utilizes a range of statistics, interviews with workers, surveys from employers and employees, and his own experiences and memories, to explore why we work, how our work affects us, and what we will become as a nation of workers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Gini
ISBN: 041592636X 9780415926362
OCLC Number: 477253744
Description: 266 s
Contents: You are what you do; work --
what is it?; collar colour doesn't count; good work/bad work; lack of vision; all work, but very little ethics; women in the workplace; squeezing time; workaholism, stress and fatigue; the work, spend and debt syndrome; moral leadership and business ethics; the end of work --
is Rifkin right?; the failure of work; the future of work.

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This book explores why we work, how our work affects us, and what we will become as a nation of workers. It is a lively and humorous meditation on the nature of work and identity, the costs and  Read more...
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"He looks at it [work-related topics] all through his own humane yet practical lens...The result is packed with insights for workers and bosses alike...Gini covers a big topic from many different Read more...

 
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