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Author: Howard Gardner
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Based on a large scale research project, the GoodWork Project, Responsibility at Work reflects the information gleaned from in-depth interviews with more than 1,200 people from nine different professions - journalism, genetics, theatre, higher education, philanthropy, law, medicine, business, and precollegiate education. The book reveals how motivation, culture, and professional norms can intersect to produce work  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Responsibility at work.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2007
(OCoLC)655155891
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Gardner
ISBN: 9780787994754 0787994758
OCLC Number: 122972690
Description: 348 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Taking ultimate responsibility / William Damon and Kendall Bronk --
The ability to respond / Susan Verducci --
Creativity and responsibility / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jeanne Nakamura --
A call to serve : an exploration of humane creators / Wendy Fischman --
A balancing act : how physicians and teachers manage time pressures and responsibility / Jeffrey Solomon --
Placing God before me : spirituality and responsibility at work / Seth Wax --
Responsibility and leadership / Andreas Schrer --
Service at work / Lynn Barendsen --
Beyond the gender stereotype : responsibilities to self and others / Carrie James --
Control and responsibility : a Danish perspective on leadership / Hans Henrik Knoop --
Constraining responsibility : choices and compromises / Laura Horn and Howard Gardner --
Irresponsible work / Howard Gardner --
Practicing responsibility / Jeanne Nakamura --
The goodwork toolkit : from theory to practice / Lynn Barendsen and Wendy Fischman.
Responsibility: Howard Gardner, editor.
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Reflects the information gleaned from interviews with more than 1,200 people from nine different professions. The book reveals how motivation, culture, and professional norms can intersect to produce  Read more...

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