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You're young, ambitious, entering the field of your dreams; you're on your own, the competition is fierce - and then you see your chance: the big story, the big role, the big discovery. But you'll have to cut a few corners, bend the rules, cheat a bit. What choices will you make? After studying more than a hundred young people launching their careers, these long-time researchers of 'good work' - work that is both skilful and honourable - find unsettling answers. Although young workers know what it takes to do good work, they don't always feel they can follow the ethical route. 'Later, when I'm successful,' is their implicit promise.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674018303
ISBN-10: 0674018303
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 128mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Wendy Fischman

Wendy Fischman, Becca Solomon, and Deborah Greenspan are researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Howard Gardner is Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education.