Jan 8, 2007-- How many of us find our work meaningful? How many of us feel able to do our best work? And how often do we stop to consider the consequences of our work on others, or its impact on society as a whole? Such opportunities to consider the meaning of work are rare, and challenges are salient across stages and fields. To create a paradigm shift, researchers at Harvard, Stanford, and Claremont Graduate University began the GoodWork Project. The notion of "good work" -- defined as work that is at once excellent in quality, responsive to the needs of the broader community, and personally meaningful -- is investigated in both professions and professionals. This article explores various fields, probing whether individuals desire to carry out good work, the obstacles they encounter and the strategies they have devised. (2998 reads)
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