The Nine Schools of Work: Historical & Modern Work Ethics

If you dig deep enough, everyone has a working story of the “why” behind their work.

Our modern stories of why we work come from a long but rather recent history of work beliefs. Some of these are rooted in religion and others are founded on a more secular view of the world. I’ve identified nine “schools of work” that are worth exploring to gain a deeper understanding of why most of us work. While many people offer quick responses to the “why” behind our work, few ever understand that these beliefs are relatively new and that they…




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