By Randy Hodson
Operating with dignity is a basic a part of reaching a existence well-lived, but the place of work frequently poses hard hindrances due to mismanagement or managerial abuse. protecting dignity and figuring out self-respect via paintings are key to employees' overall healthiness. during this publication Randy Hodson, a sociologist of labor and organizational habit, applies ethnographic and statistical techniques to this subject, supplying either a richly unique, within examine actual examples of dignity in motion, and a broader research of the pivotal function of dignity at paintings.
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2 Toward a Theory of Dignity Dignity is essential for a life well lived, or even for one worth living. But what does dignity at work mean? This chapter provides groundwork for answering this question by considering the work of the some of the founding figures in the social sciences. In addition, we consider the theoretical basis for an analysis of contemporary challenges to working with dignity and behavioral strategies for safeguarding dignity at work. The essential meaning of dignity that emerges includes both inherent human rights, such as protection from abuse, and earned aspects of dignity based on taking valued actions.
The proportion of workers thus affected, however, is difficult to estimate. The ability of workers to adjust to new production technologies and to enjoy a meaningful work experience based on more intellective skills involving cognitive and problem-solving abilities is likewise unknown. The effect of computers on the nature of work life does not appear to be either overwhelmingly positive or negative. The primary effects appear to be on productivity with resulting consequences for the availability of work.
Chapter 3 also outlines a methodology for systematically analyzing organizational ethnographies and defines the major concepts that will frame the analysis. The remaining chapters of the book investigate the struggle for dignity as informed by the systematic use of ethnographic accounts of organizations as a data source. Chapters 4 through 7 each focus on one of the four major denials of dignity. Chapter 8 highlights the pivotal role of coworkers as both a potential blessing and a potential curse.