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many of the things we value, it is also
true that work is valuable in itself. While
it is true that we work to live, it is also
true that we live to work" (Schwartz 129). People want to have work that is:
filled with people they enjoy If you had the chance to never work again, and still provide for yourself and your family, would you?
The "official ideology" states that, despite
our desire to want more from our work than just a paycheck, people would not work if they did not have to.
This ideology is FALSE. We want to experience work that is meaningful, challenging, and fulfilling. No meaning
Doing it simply for the paycheck
Little social value
Ex) Working at McDonalds because, hey,
its money. Opportunity to advance
Going somewhere in life
Not everyone has the chance to move up
It takes away from your social life
Most fail to reach aspirations Products of work satisfy
Doing something of value
Ex) Working at McDonalds, knowing you are providing cheap, delicious food to make things simpler for modest, two-job families, and enjoying doing something of value for others. Market activity, buying and selling, requires labor mobility
People work for money, are willing to trade up, and the system runs smoothly
Mobility requires "deskilling" of labor to prevent losing major investment
Modern workplace causes loss of challenge, meaning, and significance
Work is now nothing but a job Making Work A Calling Create a consumer co-op; focus on the customers, not the money
Becoming involved in the product
Take responsibility for product
Using skills to get more out of work
Essentially, turning control over to the workers