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My Job, My Self : Work and the Creation of the Modern Individual.

Author: Al Gini
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In My Job My Self, Gini plumbs a wide 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. My Job, My Self speaks to every employed person who has yet to understand the costs and challenges of a lifetime of labor.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gini, Al.
My Job, My Self : Work and the Creation of the Modern Individual.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Al Gini
ISBN: 9781135288525 1135288526
OCLC Number: 863822482
Description: 1 online resource (436 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. You Are What You Do; 2. Work-What Is It?; 3. Collar Color Doesn't Count; 4. Good Work/Bad Work; 5. Lack of Vision; 6. All Work, But Very Little Ethics; 7. Women in the Workplace; Justice on the Job; Justice at Home; 8. Squeezing Time; 9. Workaholism, Stress, and Fatigue; 10. The Work, Spend, and Debt Syndrome; 11. Moral Leadership and Business Ethics; 12. The End of Work: Is Rifkin Right?; 13. The Failure of Work; 14. The Future of Work; Short-Term Options; Long-Term Options; Philosophical Options; Epilogue; Notes; Index.

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In My Job My Self, Gini plumbs a wide 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. My Job, My Self speaks to every employed person who has yet to understand the costs and challenges of a lifetime of labor.
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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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