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Thoughts on Integrating Work and Personal Life (and the Limits of Advice)

Thoughts on Integrating Work and Personal Life (and the Limits of Advice)

Thoughts on integrating work and personal life (and the limits of advice)
James P.Walsh

Without work all life goes rotten.

Albert Camus

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

Robert Browning

The basic requirements of human existence are work and love.

Sigmund Freud

Peter Frost and Susan Taylor asked me to share my views about the integration of work and personal life. As a veteran of a number of conversations about this issue in various Academy of Management doctoral student and junior faculty consortia, I reflexively said yes. I discovered that my initial enthusiasm for this task waned, however, as the time came to put my thoughts on paper. I think my shifting reactions to this task may be ...

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