Assignment # 1 “A New Work Ethic”
Read Case 4.4: “A New Work Ethic?” Write a three to five (3-5) page report that answers the following:
1. Describe how typical the attitudes that Sheehy reports appear to be in workenvironments you have experienced.
2. Explain the implications of the work ethic Sheehy describes for the future of American business.
3. Explain whether it is more reasonable to expect workers, especially in a capitalist society, to be more devoted to their jobs, more concerned with quality and customer service, than Sheehy’s coworkers were.
4. Explain the reasoning behind employee theft.
5. Explain ways the culture of our capitalists society encourages attitudes like those Sheehy describes.
The format of the report is to be as follows:
o Typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one inch margins on all sides, APA format.
o Type the question followed by your answer to the question.
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