Re-working the work ethic: economic values and socio-cultural politics
The author utilises research in psychology, sociology, economics, and political science to explore the issues of work ethics and commitment to the workplace concluding that changes in social and economic structure call for ingenious ways of organising and motivating people.
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Values in the Work Domain
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Trust: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order
No preview available - 1996