1st Edition

The Protestant Work Ethic The Psychology of Work Related Beliefs and Behaviours

By Adrian Furnham Copyright 1990

    A comprehensive and explicitly psychological account of the Protestant Work Ethic. Includes an insight into the effects of the PWE in the workplace today, as well as its future in a changing world.

    Preface. Foreword by Dr. J. Greenberg. 1. The Origin of the Concept. 2. Psychological Components of the PWE. 3. The Measurement of PWE Beliefs 4. The Aetiology and Distribution of PWE Beliefs 5. The Work Ethic at Work 6. The Work Ethic and Worklessness 7. Change in the PWE 8. Alternative Ethics 9. The Future of the PWE 10.Conclusion. Appendix. References.


    Adrian Furnham (University College, London, UK) (Author)