The Resource The fabric of this world : inquiries into calling, career choice, and the design of human work, by Lee Hardy

The fabric of this world : inquiries into calling, career choice, and the design of human work, by Lee Hardy

Label
The fabric of this world : inquiries into calling, career choice, and the design of human work
Title
The fabric of this world
Title remainder
inquiries into calling, career choice, and the design of human work
Statement of responsibility
by Lee Hardy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Work concerns all of us: we spend more of our waking hours working than doing anything else. The importance of work and the need to reflect more fully and meaningfully on it make Lee Hardy's Fabric of This World a highly relevant book."--Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hardy, Lee
Dewey number
261.8/5
Index
index present
LC call number
BV4740
LC item number
.H37 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vocation
  • Work
  • Vocational guidance
  • Vocation
  • Vocational guidance
  • Work
  • Berufsethik
  • Christentum
Label
The fabric of this world : inquiries into calling, career choice, and the design of human work, by Lee Hardy
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-208) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Expositions. Work : divine prerogative or the burden of the beast? The Greek solution -- The medieval continuation -- The Renaissance reversal -- Marx : self-realization through work -- Freud : work as a form of self-denial -- Summary and transition : the promise of the concept of vocation -- Our work, God's providence : the Christian concept of vocation. Luther : God's providential presence in the work of our hands -- The Calvinist elaboration : work and the organic structure of social life -- The Calvinist modification : the call to reform fallen structures -- Ecumenical convergence : the contemporary Catholic position -- pt. 2. Applications. Work, life, and vocational choice : investing yourself in the divine economy. Making the match : a career choice -- Finding the fit : job placement -- Changing the system : conflict and strategy -- Balancing commitments : work and vocation -- Reformed monasticism : the work of prayer -- Summary and transition : from career choice to job design
  • The shaping of human work : management theory and job design. Frederick W. Taylor : the imposition of science and the butalization of work -- Elton Mayo : the Hawthorne Experiment and the discovery of the human dimension of work -- Chris Argyris : conflicts between organizational structure and human self-realization -- Frederick Herzberg : human needs, motivation and hygiene -- Douglas McGregor : Theory X, Theory Y, and management by integration -- Peter F. Drucker : respect for persons, management by objectives, and responsible work -- Robert Levering : the ethics of trust and the politics of fair play in great workplaces -- The bottom line : must we choose between people and profits? -- Live options for job design : restoring a sense of vocation to work
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039969386
Label
The fabric of this world : inquiries into calling, career choice, and the design of human work, by Lee Hardy
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-208) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Expositions. Work : divine prerogative or the burden of the beast? The Greek solution -- The medieval continuation -- The Renaissance reversal -- Marx : self-realization through work -- Freud : work as a form of self-denial -- Summary and transition : the promise of the concept of vocation -- Our work, God's providence : the Christian concept of vocation. Luther : God's providential presence in the work of our hands -- The Calvinist elaboration : work and the organic structure of social life -- The Calvinist modification : the call to reform fallen structures -- Ecumenical convergence : the contemporary Catholic position -- pt. 2. Applications. Work, life, and vocational choice : investing yourself in the divine economy. Making the match : a career choice -- Finding the fit : job placement -- Changing the system : conflict and strategy -- Balancing commitments : work and vocation -- Reformed monasticism : the work of prayer -- Summary and transition : from career choice to job design
  • The shaping of human work : management theory and job design. Frederick W. Taylor : the imposition of science and the butalization of work -- Elton Mayo : the Hawthorne Experiment and the discovery of the human dimension of work -- Chris Argyris : conflicts between organizational structure and human self-realization -- Frederick Herzberg : human needs, motivation and hygiene -- Douglas McGregor : Theory X, Theory Y, and management by integration -- Peter F. Drucker : respect for persons, management by objectives, and responsible work -- Robert Levering : the ethics of trust and the politics of fair play in great workplaces -- The bottom line : must we choose between people and profits? -- Live options for job design : restoring a sense of vocation to work
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 213 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1039969386

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