Bowie, Norman E. “A Kantian theory of meaningful work.” Journal of Business Ethics 17.9 (1998): 1083-1092.

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의미 있는 일의 6가지 특성

  1. 의미 있는 일은 자유롭게 시작할 수 있다.
  2. 의미 있는 일은 근로자의 자율성과 독립성이 허용된다.
  3. 의미 있는 일은 근로자의 합리적 능력을 개발시킨다.
  4. 의미 있는 일은 물리적 복지에 필요한 급여를 제공한다.
  5. 의미 있는 일은 근로자의 도덕적 개발을 지원한다.
  6. 의미 있는 일은 직원이 행복을 얻는 것에 간섭하지 않는다.
  1. Meaningful work is work that is freely entered into.
  2. Meaningful work allows the worker to exercise her autonomy and independence.
  3. Meaningful work enable the worker to develop her rational capacities.
  4. Meaningful work provides a wage sufficient for physical welfare.
  5. Meaningful work supports the moral development of employees.
  6. Meaningful work is not paternalistic in the sense of interfering with the worker’s conception of how she wishes to obtain happiness.

Norman E. Bowie (born 1942) is professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. Until his retirement in 2009 he was Elmer L Andersen Chair of Corporate Responsibility and served in the departments of strategic management and of philosophy. He is an important voice in ongoing debates over business ethics, in which his own voice has been in favor of the Kantian view of ethics (in business as elsewhere) as a Kingdom of Ends.