Sociology Essay | Workplace Alienations

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Workplace Alienations

Summary: Many Americans are unhappy with their jobs because most work roles are repetitive, dissatisfying, and uncompensated. This leads to four aspects of alienation in the American workplace: the feeling of powerlessness; the feeling of meaninglessness of productivity; the feeling that cheating or other socially disapproved behavior is necessary to achieve goals; and social estrangement.
"The Four Aspects"

Do you feel alienated at work? Well don't fe

el lonely, several Americans endure the same un-confident, self frustrations as you may. According to the (Gallup poll 2002) thirty-three percent of blacks and whites who were surveyed, stated that they are unhappy with their jobs. I feel this is because most work roles are repetitive, dissatisfying, un-compensated jobs, where workers feel there's a limitation on life style options. However, four aspects of alienation are what I will focus in on. Powerlessness in schools and the pressures of scholastic high standards, meaninglessness of productivity in current job statuses, the normlessness where a person might feel methods of cheating or socially disapproved behavior is necessary to achieve goals, also the social estrangement that may have one feel like an outsider, or un-connected to others around them (Rosalind Y. Mau 1992). I feel these all contribute to the alienation in...

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