Furnham, Adrian THE PROTESTANT WORK ETHIC: The Psychology of Work-Related Beliefs and Behaviours
London Routledge 1990 041501705x / 9780415017053 1st Thus Softcover Very Good
xv, + 305pp., intext tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Former owner's name on fly-sheet, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper slightly edgeworn, and U.V. affected on spine. "...in examining what Protestant Work Ethic [PWE] beliefs are, who acquires them, and when, Adrian Furnham gives insights into the effects of the PWE on the workplace today, as well as its future in a changing world...." Contents include: Prelims., Origin of the concept, Psychological components of the PWE, Measurements of PWE beliefs, Work ethic at work, ditto worklessness, Changes in work ethic, future ditto, Conclusion, Appendix, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 530g.