A minimum of 150 words each question and References (questions #1 – 6) KEEP QUESTION WITH ANSWER
1) What do you think about the following quote?
Work is “a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying” ~ Studs Terkel, Working (1974)
2) Have you heard of flow? Please watch the video at the following link
Research shows that contrary to what people assume, flow is experienced more at work than at play. What does this say about your future career choice?
3) This is a perfect example of viewing careers and success from a collectivist’s perspective. How would the individualist perspective be different?
4) According to Kegel (as cited in Delaney, 2003), older employees work harder, are better with customers, their work ethic is better, and they don’t steal” (para. 3).
What do you think? Should younger employees be offended by this?
Delaney, B. (2003). Retailers enjoy the drive, benefits of older employees. Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, 12(5), 62. Retrieved from https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=9506651&site=eds-live&scope=site
5) If the legal working age is 16 and a workplace does not hire below the age of 18, is that discrimination?
What about if alcohol is sold/served?
6) Why do you think Asian countries have a higher rate of workplace discrimination and ageism?
What are some possible reasons?
Let’s think from a global perspective.