Purposeful Work Bibliography

Selected readings about Purposeful Work:

Exploring and Experiencing Interests and Values

Christensen, Clayton M. (2010). How Will You Measure Your Life? Harvard Business Review.

Jones, Nicholaos. (2015). Liberal Arts, and the Advantages of Being UselessAcademia.edu.


Achieving Meaning and Flow

Carpenter, Ben. (2014). Is Your Student Prepared for Life? New York Times.

Chopp, Rebecca. (2006). Living Lives of Integrity and TruthJournal of College & Character, Volume VII, No. 6.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. (1990). Flow: The Psychology of optimal experience. New York, NY: Harper Perennial.


Developing and Engaging Skills for Work

AAC&U. (2013). It Takes More Than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success. Liberal Education, 99 (No. 2). Washington, DC: Hart Research Associates.

Baer, Drake. (2014). Why Companies are Desperate to Hire Anthropologists. Business Insider.

Jackson-Hayes (2015). We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts trainingThe Washington Post.

Seligman, Matthew (2016). Getting Past the Lazy DebateInside Higher Ed.

Tugend, Alina. (2013). What it Takes to Make New College Graduates Employable. New York Times.

On the Purpose and Value of Higher Education

Berret, Dan. (2015). The Day the Purpose of College Changed. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Busteed, Brandon. (2013). Is College Worth It? Gallup Business Journal.


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