Case study: Sheehy

Describe how typical the attitudes that Sheehy reports appear to be in work environments you have experienced.

2. Explain the implications of the work ethic Sheehy describes for the future of American business.

3. Explain whether it is more reasonable to expect workers, especially in a capitalist society, to be more devoted to their jobs, more concerned with quality and customer service, than Sheehy’s coworkers were.

4. Explain the reasoning behind employee theft.

5. Explain ways the culture of our capitalists society encourages attitudes like those Sheehy describes.