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Author Kusnet, David, 1951-

Title Love the work, hate the job : why America's best workers are more unhappy than ever / David Kusnet.

Imprint Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  331.0120979 K968l 2008    ---  Available
Description vii, 280 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and index.
Contents Henry Kaiser's orphans -- From blue-collar blues to white-collar woes -- Graveyard shift -- Caring enough to get mad -- Cyber proles -- Aren't we technology workers? -- I know what it's like to be treated reasonably -- The love-hate workplace -- A company that hires engineers and other people -- The Max Planck institute for cynicism -- On strike for Boeing -- One of Boeing's best years ever.
Summary Their thwarted desires to do their best work contributed to the conflicts in their workplaces. As I argue in this book, these events set the tone for a new kind of workplace conflict which will become increasingly common during the Twenty-First Century, disputes will set workers concerned with quality against employers motivated more by their quarterly profit statements.
Subject Job satisfaction -- Washington (State)
Work environment -- Washington (State)
Profit -- Washington (State)
ISBN 9780471742050 (cloth)
0471742058 (cloth)

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