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Etos pracy w Polsce. Ewolucja zjawiska
The ethos of work in Poland. The evolution of the phenomenon

Author(s): Urszula Swadźba
Subject(s): Sociology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: ethos of work; Polish society; evolution of the phenomenon
Summary/Abstract: This article applies to the transformation of the ethos of work in Poland during thepostwar period. The work ethos and the theory of Ronald Inglehart, which will be usedin further analysis, are defined. The article begins with the words of Władysław Jacherindicating the axiological dimension of human labor. The analysis was conducted basedon the research of sociologists depicting Polish work ethos. It starts from the end of the50s, and has been brought to modern times, where the author used her own researchin a large extend. In conclusion, the model of transformation of the work ethos of thePolish society is presented. Additionally, the emergence of a new, communicative workethos, as a symptom of changes in the value system of the young generation, is alsoindicated.