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Author Kusnet, David, 1951-

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

Imprint Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley & Sons, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    331.01 KUS    Available
Description vii, 280 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The battle of Seattle -- 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 -- "No one knows where".
Subject Job satisfaction -- Washington (State)
Work environment -- Washington (State)
Profit -- Washington (State)
Indexed Term 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.
ISBN 9780471742050 (cloth) : $25.95
0471742058 (cloth)

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