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JobShift : how to prosper in a workplace without jobs

Author: William Bridges
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The bad news, according to this ground-breaking book by top consultant William Bridges, is that jobs are disappearing. The good news is that a job isn't the only way that people work to earn a good living. In fact, it's no longer the best way. Our idea of a "job" was invented during the Industrial Revolution, and is out of synch with today's technological and economic forces. JobShift shows how we can thrive in our  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Bridges
ISBN: 0201626675 9780201626674
OCLC Number: 30437044
Description: xiii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Where have all the jobs gone? --
The rise and fall of the good job --
Everything is a market --
Survey and recylce your D.A.T.A --
Run "you & co." as a business --
The psychological impact of dejobbing --
Running the post-job organization --
What society needs to do about dejobbing --
Getting oursevles from here to there.
Other Titles: Job shift
Responsibility: William Bridges.

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"The bad news, according to this ground-breaking book by top consultant William Bridges, is that jobs are disappearing. The good news is that a job isn't the only way that people work to earn a good living. In fact, it's no longer the best way. Our idea of a "job" was invented during the Industrial Revolution, and is out of synch with today's technological and economic forces. JobShift shows how we can thrive in our de-jobbed future. Its "Career Guide for the 21st-Century Worker" will help you to rethink your work so you can create your own 'job security'."--Jacket.

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A total rethinking of the concept of "job"

by libcub (WorldCat user published 2008-11-04) Excellent Permalink

This is a very insightful book about the changing nature or work and "jobs"--the big socioeconomic picture. Bridges points out that jobs as we know them are a relatively new construct. He discusses how individuals, companies, and society are and should change. He really made me think, and changed...
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