Working is the curse of the drinking class.

-Oscar Wilde
Title Author(s) Publisher Year Annotation Excerpt(s)

Making a Life, Making a Living : Reclaiming Your Purpose and Passion in Business and in Life Albion, Mark Warner Books 2000 YES NO
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man a Young Man and Life's Greatest Lesson Albom, Mitch Doubleday 1997 YES NO
Practicing Our Faith: A Way of Life for a Searching People Bass, Dorothy C. (Ed.) Jossey-Bass 1997 YES NO
Leading With the Soul: An Uncommon Journey Bolman, Lee G. and Terrence E. Deal Jossey-Bass 1995 YES NO
The Stirring of Soul in the Workplace Briskin, Alan Jossey-Bass 1996 YES NO
Spiritual Economics: The Principles and Process of True Prosperity, 2nd Edition Butterworth, Eric Unity Books 1998 YES NO
The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce Cappelli, Peter Harvard Business School Press 1999 YES NO
Life's Work: Meaningful Employment in the Age of Limits Charlan, William A. Continuum Publishing Company 1986 NO NO
Values at Work: Employee Participation Meets Market Pressure at Mondragon Cheney, George Cornell University Press 1999 NO NO
Rediscovering the Soul of Business: A Renaissance of Values DeForre, Bill & John Renesch, Eds. New Leaders Press 1995 NO NO
The Reinvention of Work: A New Vision of Livelihood for Our Time Fox, Matthew HarperCollins 1994 YES NO
Corporate Strategy and the Search for Ethics Freeman, R. Edward & Daniel R. Gilbert, Jr. Prentice Hall 1988 YES NO
Meaning of Work: Considerations for the Twenty-First Century (SUNY Series in the Anthropology of Work) Gamst, Federick C. State University of New York Press 1995 NO NO
The Fish Factory: Work and Meaning for Black and White Fishermen of the American Menhaden Industry Garrity-Blake, Barbara J. University of Tennessee Press 1994 YES NO
The Hungry Spirit: Beyond Capitalism: A Quest for Purpose in The Modern World Handy, Charles Broadway Books 1998 NO NO
The Fabric of this World: Inquiries into Calling, Career Choice, and the Design of Human Work Hardy, Lee William B. Eerdmans 1990 YES NO
Lean and Meaningful Herman, Roger & Joyce Gioia Oakhill Press 1998 NO NO
The Soul's Guide: In Search of Character and Calling Hillman, James Random House 1996 YES NO
Moral Mazes: The World of Corporate Managers Jackall, Robert Oxford University Press 1988 NO NO
The Oxford Book of Money Jackson, Kevin Oxford University Press 1996 NO NO
Creating the Work You Love: Courage, Commitment, & Career Jarow, Rick Inner Traditions International, Limited 1995 NO NO
The One Best Way: Frederick Winslow Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency Kanigel, Robert Penguin Books 1997 YES NO
Awakening Corporate Soul: Four Paths to Unleash the Power of People at Work Klein, Eric Fair Winds Press 1999 NO NO
Encouraging the Heart: A Leader's Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others Kouzes, James M. & Barry Z. Posner Jossey-Bass 1999 YES NO
The Power of Purpose: Creating Meaning in Your Life and Work Leider, Richard J. Berrett-Koehler 1997 YES NO
Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Rest of Your Life Leider, Richard J. & David Shapiro Berrett-Koehler 1995 YES NO
Disgruntled: The Darker Side of the World of Work Levine, Daniel S. Berkley Boulevard Books 1998 NO NO
What Work Is: Poems by Philip Levine Levine, Philip Alfred A. Knopf 1991 NO NO
The Pathfinder: How to choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success Lore, Nicholas Simon & Schuster 1998 NO NO
Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics... Martin, Mike W. Oxford University Press 2000 NO NO
Rising from the Ashes?: Labor in the Age of "Global" Capitalism Meiksins Wood, Ellen Monthly Review Press 1998 YES NO
Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life Moore, Thomas HarperCollins 1992 YES NO
If Aristotle Ran General Motors: The New Soul of Business Morris, Tom Henry Holt and Co. 1997 YES NO
Money, Money, Money: The Search for Wealth and the Pursuit of Happiness Needleman, Jacob, Marsha Sinetar, & Michael Toms (Editors) Hay House, Inc. 1998 NO NO
Money and the Meaning of Life Needleman, Jacob Doubleday 1994 NO NO
Breaking Free: A Prescription for Personal and Organizational Change Noer, David M. Jossey-Bass 1997 YES NO
Business as a Calling: Work and the Examined Life Novak, Michael Free Press 1996 YES NO
Paradox of Success: When Winning at Work Means Losing at Life: A Book of Renewal for Leaders O'Neil, John R. Putnam Publishing Group 1994 NO NO
The Road to Wigan Pier Orwell, George Penguin 1937 NO NO
The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring Palmer, Parker J. Jossey-Bass, Inc. 1999 NO NO
The Search for Meaning in Organizations: Seven Practical Questions for Ethical Managers Pava, Moses L. Quorum Books 1999 YES NO
When 9 to 5 Isn't Enough Perkins-Reed, Marcia A. Hay House 1989/1990 YES NO
Losing Your Job - Reclaiming Your Soul: Stories of Resilience, Renewal, and Hope Pulley, Mary Lynn Jossey-Bass 1997 YES NO
The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st-Century Capitalism Reich, Robert B. Vintage Books 1991 YES NO
Artful Work: Awakening Joy, Meaning, and Commitment in the Workplace Richards, Dick Berrett-Koehler 1995 YES NO
The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era Rifkin, Jeremy G. P. Putnam's Sons 1995 YES NO
The Costs of Living: How Market Freedom Erodes the Best Things in Life Schwartz, Barry W. W. Norton & Co. 1994 YES NO
Taking Back our Lives in the Age of Corporate Dominance Schwartz, Ellen & Suzanne Stoddard Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2000 NO NO
Man Does, Woman Is: An Anthology of Work and Gender Shaw, Marion (Ed.) Faber and Faber, Limited 1995 YES NO
Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Mangerial Revolution Shenhav, Yehouda Oxford University Press 1999 NO NO
Do What You Love, the Money Will Follow: Discovering Your Right Livlihood Sinetar, Marsha Dell Publishing 1989 (reissue) NO NO
To Build the Life You Want, Create the Work You Love: the Spiritual Dimension of Entrepreneuring Sinetar, Marsha St. Martin's Griffin, Inc. 1995 NO NO
The Principles of Scientific Management Taylor, Frederick Winslow Dover 1998 YES YES
Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do Terkel, Studs The New Press 1972 YES YES
The Oxford Book of Work Thomas, Keith Oxford University Press 1999 YES NO
Intrinsic Motivation at Work: Building Energy & Commitment Thomas, Kenneth Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 2000 NO NO
Work and the Life of the Spirit Thorpe, Douglas Mercury House 1997 NO NO
Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity: Moral Education and Economic Culture in Japan and the Four Mini-Dragons Wei-Ming, Tu (Ed.) Harvard University Press 1996 NO NO
A Simpler Way Wheatley, Margaret J. and Myron Kellner-Rogers Berrett-Koehler 1996 YES NO
Mindfulness and Meaningful Work: Explorations in Right Livelihood Whitmyer, Claude (Editor) Parallax 1994 NO NO
The Heart Aroused: Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America Whyte, David Doubleday 1994 YES NO
The Poetry of Business Life: An Anthology Windle, Ralph Berrett-Koehler 1994 YES NO
The Judas Economy: The Triumph of Capital and the Betrayal of Work Wolman, William and Anne Colamosca Addison-Wesley 1991 YES NO
The Joy of Not Working Zelinski, Ernie VIP Books (Visions International Publishing) 1991 NO NO

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