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Good work : when excellence and ethics meet

Author: Howard Gardner; Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; William Damon
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Good Work is a profoundly original inquiry into the quest for meaning in a professional career. Like two classics before it, this book makes a pathbreaking contribution to social thought. It will be one of those generative books that stirs thought for many years to come.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Gardner; Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; William Damon
ISBN: 0465026079 9780465026074
OCLC Number: 46634327
Description: xii, 288 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part one : background --
Good work in difficult times --
The conditions of good work --
Early attempts to shape bodies and minds --
Part two : genetics --
Genetics in the limelight --
A golden age in a well-aligned domain --
Storm clouds in genetics --Part three : journalism --
Power gained and debased in the news media --
Sources of strength in journalism --
Good works in journalism today --
Part four : good work in the future --
Restoring good work in journalism and genetics --
Good work in the wider world.
Responsibility: Howard Gardner, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, William Damon.

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Good Work is a profoundly original inquiry into the quest for meaning in a professional career. Like two classics before it, this book makes a pathbreaking contribution to social thought. It will be one of those generative books that stirs thought for many years to come.
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