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

ISBN-10: 041592636X

ISBN-13: 9780415926362

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Al Gini

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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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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/16/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Al Gini is a Professor of Business Ethics and Chair of the Department of Management in the School of Business Administration at Loyola University Chicago. He is also the cofounder and long time Associate Editor of Business Ethics Quarterly, the journal of the Society for Business Ethics. For over twenty-three years he has been the Resident Philosopher on National Public Radio's Chicago affiliate, WBEZ-FM, and he regularly lectures to community and professional organizations on issues of business and ethics. His books include: My Job My Self: Work and the Creation of the Modern Individual (Routledge, 2000); The Importance of Being Lazy: In Praise of Play, Leisure and Vacations (Routledge, 2003); Why It's Hard to Be Good (Routledge, 2006); and, most recently, he helped to edit and wrote the prologues for The Seven Deadly Sins Sampler (The Great Books Foundation, 2007) and Even Deadlier: A Sequel (The Great Books Foundation, 2009).

Preface
You Are What You Do
Work--What Is It?
Collar Color 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
Epilogue
Notes
Index
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