Psychological connections with work

Authored by: Christina Maslach , Cristina G. Banks

The Routledge Companion to Wellbeing at Work

Print publication date:  May  2017
Online publication date:  May  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138955943
eBook ISBN: 9781315665979
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315665979.ch4

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Abstract

With the advent of the Industrial Revolution, some fundamental changes took place with regard to how we thought about people as “workers” and about their work environment as the “job.” Particularly notable is what happened in the United States in the 20th century, with the use of scientific ideas and methods to improve the world of work.

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