What is the work ethic? Where does it come from? Do I have it? This assignment asks students to address these questions using assignments on the Work Ethic Site. Students get the opportunity to take a test which rates the student's work ethic.
Understanding the nature of the work ethic, its significance, and its relationship to the individual.
Text of Learning Exercise:
What is the "work ethic"? When did it arise? Do you have it? Is it important today? This assignment is intended to help you think about these issues. Go to the website above.
First, find a definition for the work ethic. Next, go to the history section and read sections 1, 4, and 6. Then answer the following questions in a short one paragraph essay: When did the work ethic originate? Why didn't it exist before? What is its relationship to Protestantism?
Next: Go to the OWEI inventory and take the test in order to see how your work ethic rates. How do you come out? What did you think of the test?