Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet by Howard E. Gardner, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, William Damon | | 9780465026081 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet

Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet

by Howard E. Gardner, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, William Damon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0465026087

ISBN-13: 9780465026081

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Basic Books


What does it mean to carry out "good work"? What strategies allow people to maintain moral and ethical standards at a time when market forces wield unprecedented power and work life is being radically altered by technological innovation? These are the questions at the heart of this important collaboration by three leaders in psychology. Enlivened with stories of

Overview


What does it mean to carry out "good work"? What strategies allow people to maintain moral and ethical standards at a time when market forces wield unprecedented power and work life is being radically altered by technological innovation? These are the questions at the heart of this important collaboration by three leaders in psychology. Enlivened with stories of real people facing hard decisions, Good Work offers powerful insight into one of the most important issues of our time and, indeed, into the future course of science, technology, and communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465026081
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
890,186
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: How We Came to Write This Bookix
Part 1Background
1Good Work in Difficult Times3
2The Conditions of Good Work15
3Early Attempts to Shape Bodies and Minds37
Part 2Genetics
4Genetics in the Limelight55
5A Golden Age in a Well-Aligned Domain73
6Storm Clouds in Genetics91
Part 3Journalism
7Power Gained and Debased in the News Media125
8Sources of Strength in Journalism153
9Good Work in Journalism Today179
Part 4Good Work in the Future
10Restoring Good Work in Journalism and Genetics209
11Good Work in the Wider World223
Acknowledgments251
Appendix AInformation About the Good Work Project253
Appendix BMethods for Studying Good Work255
Appendix CJournalism Interview Protocol259
Appendix DGenetics Interview Protocol263
Notes269
Index275

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