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Jobs and Careers

  • By: William Finlay & Lydia Aletraris
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

A job is a set of related tasks or duties that is carried out by an individual worker. It presumes an economic exchange: work performed in return for paid remuneration. The precise length or nature of this work is unspecified; it ...

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