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  • My Job My Self: Work and the Creation of the Modern Individualby Al Gini

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    In My Job My Self, Gini plumbs a wide range of statistics, interviews with workers, surveys from employers and employees, and his own experiences and memories, to explore why we work, how our work affects us, and what we will become as a nation of workers. My Job, My Self speaks to every employed person who has yet to understand the costs and challenges... more...

  • Importance of Being Lazyby Al Gini

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 34.95

    Drawing upon in-depth case studies of vacation habits and the observations of philosophers, writers, and sociologists such as Aristotle, Mark Twain and Thorstein Veblen, Al Gini argues why vacations are so venerated and why 'doing nothing' is a fundamental human necessity. From shopping sprees and extreme sports to the ultimate vacation - retirement... more...

  • Why It's Hard To Be Goodby Al Gini

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95

    In a series of brief chapters, Al Gini lays out ideas for 'stepping out of the shadow of the self' - an argument for stopping thinking of yourself as the centre of the universe. It's hard to be good, he explains, until we realize that being good only has meaning in relation to other people. Ideas of justice, fairness, and ethical behavior are just... more...

  • Ten Virtues of Outstanding Leadersby Al Gini; Ronald M. Green

    Wiley 2013; US$ 82.95

    What makes a good leader? Ten leaders, ten key virtues This readable distillation of the core common features of successful leaders shows how an individual's character, and especially their virtue, is the defining factor. Without these ten vital virtues, leadership becomes "misleadership." The authors, both renowned business ethicists, combine theory... more...

  • The Ethics of Businessby Al Gini; Alexei Marcoux

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 23.99

    In a field dominated by books that focus exclusively on the perspective of business in large corporations or that assume that business has a moral deficiency in need of reform, Al Gini and Alexei Marcoux offers students and business people alike a concise guide to what everyone ought to do when doing business. Where other books are organized... more...

  • The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Workby Mitchell R. Haney; David A. Kline; Kevin Aho; Robert Audi; Peter A. French; Al Gini; Charles Guignon; Annette Holba; Marcia Homiak; Mike W. Martin; Valerie Tiberius

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 32.99

    This book is concerned with how we should think and act in our work, leisure activities, and time utilization in order to achieve flourishing lives. The scope papers range from general theoretical considerations of the value, e.g. 'What is a balanced life?', to specific types of considerations, e.g. 'How should we cope with the effects of work on moral... more...

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