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

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

by Al Gini

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135288594
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 727 KB

About the Author

Al Gini is a member of the Department of Philosophy and the Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations at Loyola University Chicago. He is co-founder and Associate Editor of the journal Business Ethics Quarterly, Senior Consultant for the Ethical Leadership Group, and a regular commentator on Chicago's NPR affiliate, WBEZ.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1You Are What You Do1
2Work--What Is It?13
3Collar Color Doesn't Count31
4Good Work/Bad Work43
5Lack of Vision59
6All Work, But Very Little Ethics75
7Women in the Workplace89
8Squeezing Time109
9Workaholism, Stress, and Fatigue121
10The Work, Spend, and Debt Syndrome139
11Moral Leadership and Business Ethics151
12The End of Work: Is Rifkin Right?171
13The Failure of Work193
14The Future of Work209
Epilogue223
Notes225
Index253

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