Protestant ethic : contributing towards a meaningful workplace

  title={Protestant ethic : contributing towards a meaningful workplace},
  author={Petrus Leonard Steenkamp},
  journal={Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies},
  • P. L. Steenkamp
  • Published 12 April 2013
  • Political Science
  • Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies
Little did Max Weber know that his essay ‘Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism’, written in 1905 (which was republished in 1920), would survive the times and still be a source for discussion and interpretation during the 21st century. Today as in previous times, work and the workplace poses its challenges. The common thread through history seems to be attempts to enhance the workplace, to better it, to convert it into a place where people could work with a free spirit. Yet, in spite of… 
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