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The Working Life, the Promise and Betrayal of Modern Work

By: Ciulla, Joanne B

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Times Books/Random House: 2000

Seller ID: 004300


The author invites us to explore the historical and cultural presuppositions about employment. She says that the greatest challenge today is not work, but how to make our lives work. She traces work from "curse to calling - and beyond" by drawing on history, mythology (ancient and contemporary) , pop culture, management theory, and practical experience. This book is profound and entertaining, and challenges you to take a critical look at your work and its impact ... View more info

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The Big Store Inside the Crisis and Revolution At Sears

By: Katz, Donald R.

Price: $11.96

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004419


The binding corners have very light wear. The jacket is lightly bent in spots at the top with a few slight scratches on the back. ; The Big Store is that rarity, a nonfiction epic - the story of how Sears, Roebuck and Co. , or just Sears, to it's millions of customers, fought back from the brink of ruin and transformed itself into the corporation of the future. By 1972, Sears accounted for over 1% of the American gross national product. More than half the households in t... View more info