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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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The company believes that employees who handle some of their personal business at work will take less time off.
Northwestern National Life Insurance Company (NWNL, 1993) estimated more than two million workers were the victims of physical attacks at work between July 1992 and July 1993.
We attract and retain the very best people in the business because we listen to our employees and invest in their success at home and at work.
However, as they undermined company authority and sought to overcome alienation at work by asserting an aggressive masculinity, miners also came into conflict with the strict moral codes that formed an important part of the ideology of the left and organized labor.
Results revealed the challenges communicators face at work, the greatest of which is productivity, or more precisely, increasing theirs to meet the escalating demands of their employers.
Supporting working mothers and all associates is about understanding what it means to be connected and successful at work and at home.
What is clear is that whether girls were at home, at work, or in school, no one appeared to notice.
Half of those who experience lost time following the onset or worsening of disability while at work will drop out of the workforce permanently if they do not return within 5 months (Carbine et al.
It is likely that similar forces are at work with children with mild disabilities, albeit to a lesser extent.