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Who created it? Kusnet, David, 1951-
What's it called? Love the work, hate the job [electronic resource] : why America's best workers are unhappier than ever / David Kusnet.
Who published it? [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2008.
Edition info! Unabridged.
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What's it like? 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.)) : digital.
Performers! Read by Tom Weiner.
What's it about? Over the years, American jobs have become more intellectually challenging and less physically exhausting. Yet more and more American workers-blue collar, white collar, and pink collar-are expressing dissatisfaction with their jobs. They love their careers, but not their working conditions. What turns a model employee into a malcontent? David Kusnet followed the workers at four companies in the Seattle area in the turning-point year of 2000: Microsoft, Boeing, Kaiser Aluminum, and Northwest Hospital. He tells the stories of skilled and dedicated workers battling not so much for better pay and benefits as for respect and a say in the future of the business. Indiscriminate cost-cutting and the pursuit of short-term profits prevent the best workers from doing their best work, fueling the workplace conflicts of the twenty-first century.
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Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Job satisfaction -- Washington (State)
Work environment -- Washington (State)
Profit -- Washington (State)
More people who helped! Weiner, Tom. Narrator.
hoopla digital.
Special numbers! 9781481566940 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1481566946 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Special numbers! MWT10026430
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