What is Work Ethic? ?· TWES Lesson 2 2 Learning Goal To understand what work ethic is and to recognize…

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<ul><li><p>TWES Lesson 2 1 </p><p>What is Work Ethic? </p><p> 1997, 2014 Roger B. Hill, Ph.D. Department of Career &amp; Information Studies </p><p>The University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602-7162 </p></li><li><p>TWES Lesson 2 2 </p><p>Learning Goal To understand what work ethic is and to recognize related worker characteristics that employers are seeking </p></li><li><p>TWES Lesson 2 3 </p><p>Work ethic defined Definition </p><p> work ethic is a cultural norm that advocates being personally accountable and responsible for the work that one does and is based on a belief that work has intrinsic value </p><p>Key constructs interpersonal skills initiative being dependable </p></li><li><p>TWES Lesson 2 4 </p><p>Measuring your work ethic Occupational Work Ethic Inventory (OWEI) </p><p> complete demographic information mark an answer for all items submit your answers copy your score for interpersonal skills, initiative, and </p><p>being dependable </p></li><li><p>TWES Lesson 2 5 </p><p>OWEI Scores No right or wrong answers Mean scores from previous research for personal comparison and discussion only </p><p>Compare among your own group and discuss </p></li><li><p>TWES Lesson 2 6 </p><p>OWEI Mean Scores InterpersonalSkills</p><p>Initiative BeingDependable</p><p>Female 6.00 5.67 6.34Male 5.75 5.52 6.07</p><p>Mean scores are based on a sample of 1133 respondents froma random sample of 158 different businesses and industries.Research reported in the article referenced below:</p><p>Hill, R. B. (1997). Demographic differences in selectedwork ethic attributes. Journal of Career Development, 24(1),pp. 3-23.</p></li></ul>

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