Job, The: Work And Its Future In A Time Of Radical Change

by Shell, Ellen Ruppel

Job, The: Work And Its Future In A Time Of Radical Change

Price:  US$33.61   (SGD46.68*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 406 pages
Published:  2018, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9780451497253
SB#:  062152 (105)

About This Book

Critically acclaimed journalist Ellen Ruppel Shell uncovers the true cost--political, economic, social, and personal--of America's mounting anxiety over jobs, and what we can do to regain control over our working lives. Since 1973, our productivity has grown almost six times faster than our wages. Most of us rank so far below the top earners in the country that the "winners" might as well inhabit another planet. But work is about much more than earning a living. Work gives us our identity, and a sense of purpose and place in this world. And yet, work as we know it is under siege. Through exhaustive reporting and keen analysis, The Job reveals the startling truths and unveils the pervasive myths that have colored our thinking on one of the most urgent issues of our day: how to build good work in a globalized and digitalized world where middle class jobs seem to be slipping away.

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