A look at working

workingWork is more than just a 9-to-5 activity. Work is a central aspect of life, providing a source of structure, a means of survival, a connection to others, and optimally a means of self-determination, according to Lynch School of Education Professor David Blustein, who has edited the new Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Working (Oxford University Press). Bringing together a broad range of scholars and practitioners, Blustein has assembled an expansive examination of the nature of work as well as the people who work and those who want to work. Contributors to the text from Boston College include: Blustein, AJ Franklin, Maureen Kenny, Mary Beth Medvide, and Philip Mirvis. For more, check out this Boston College Chronicle Q&A with Blustein.

This entry was posted in Boston College Authors and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s