The work : value endangered - by Dominique Méda[Reading report] by Jean-Michel Courtay


The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC Paris in 2007/2008.

Today it is generally accepted that men need work for it is one of the key elements to create social cohesion. In his book, Dominique Méda intends to find out exactly when and how work has started to be glorified and considered as the origin of social cohesion. To that end, the author brings out various philosophical theories in order to grasp the notion of work in a neutral and constructive way. So it is that today, work has become a major cause of social interaction. However, it is worthwhile wondering about the meaning of work in our society.

Quote article  Jean-Michel Courtay, « The work : value endangered - by Dominique Méda », 21 november 2008, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]

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