Is your work worth it? : how to think about meaningful work
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New York, NY : PublicAffairs, 2024.
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First Edition.
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1541703405, 9781541703407
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293 pages ; 25 cm
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Lebanon Public Library - Nonfiction (New)
331.01 MIC
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Published
New York, NY : PublicAffairs, 2024.
Format
Book
Edition
First Edition.
Language
English
ISBN
1541703405, 9781541703407

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"According to recent studies, barely a third of American workers, and even fewer globally, feel "engaged" at work, and nearly half are "unhappy" doing what they do for a living. In the post-pandemic era with its turbulent job markets and spiraling economic landscape, many workers find themselves wondering: is my work worth it? In Is Your Work Worth It?, a prominent philosopher and an organizational psychologist investigate the purpose of work and its value in our lives. The book asks vital questions, such as: When and how much should we work? Should I work for love or money? What would make life worth living in a world without work? What kind of mark will my work leave on the world? This essential book combines scholarship, cultural artifacts like film and literature, and inspiring stories to help us clarify what worthy work looks like, what tradeoffs are acceptable to pursue it, and what our work can contribute to society. Author bio: Christopher Michaelson and Jennifer Tosti-Kharas worked at the New York offices of large management consulting firms before 9/11"--

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Michaelson, C. W., & Tosti-Kharas, J. (2024). Is your work worth it?: how to think about meaningful work (First Edition.). PublicAffairs.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michaelson, Christopher Wong and Jennifer, Tosti-Kharas. 2024. Is Your Work Worth It?: How to Think About Meaningful Work. PublicAffairs.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michaelson, Christopher Wong and Jennifer, Tosti-Kharas. Is Your Work Worth It?: How to Think About Meaningful Work PublicAffairs, 2024.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Michaelson, Christopher Wong,, and Jennifer Tosti-Kharas. Is Your Work Worth It?: How to Think About Meaningful Work First Edition., PublicAffairs, 2024.

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