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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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While compelling insights abound in Men at Work, so do jargon and errors.
(About a third of the respondents also said they conduct home-related activities while at work. Interestingly, home is where most people go online for personal access.
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.
The gospels may not show us how Jesus acted at work, but they show us repeatedly that he acted with compassion and selfless love.
John drops off clothing at his office's dry cleaning service when he arrives at work, ducks away for a midday haircut at the lobby hair salon, and heads home in the early evening with a discounted cafeteria take-out meal.
Because it is illogical for people to be more "out" at work than is consistent with their self-concept about their sexual identity, it is reasonable to assume that people select identity management strategies that are consistent with or below their accomplished level of sexual identity development.
Some of their personal reactions to seeing Americans with disabilities at work, are noted here: "the people who work there (i.e., independent living center) are smarter than us ...
The same experiential-learning factor may be at work when young adults discover the drudgery of their first jobs.
"People are spending more and more time at work, often out of fear.
- orientation and mobility techniques used at work for community travel.