Lecture 1 - Podcast Notes
Lecture 1 - Podcast Notes LSTU-L110
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Date Created: 08/30/16
Podcast 1 The American Work Ethic ● Examination of workers and ability to respond collectively ● Humans believe work is honorable and desirable by nature ○ To understand this, we need to consider the culture in which the work takes place ● American culture ○ Those who work are moral and decent ○ Those who do not work are lazy and slothful ○ (Some culture believe you should only work to suffice their needs profit is not important) ● Some cultures believe creating excess is wasteful and over the top ● American work ethic stemmed from industrial revolution ○ Entwined with religious beliefs ○ Work and wealth were favorable in God’s eyes ○ It was considered one’s purpose to work ○ Wealthy individuals were admired ● Identities are defined by ones role in a workplace, even though the worker doesn’t always have much control over their role development or procedure ● Workers ability to form relationships in an economic and social settings is what creates organized labor
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