PERSPECTIVES ON LABOR POLYSEMY: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS AND STUDY POSSIBILITIES

RENATO K. COLOMBY, SILVIA G. DA COSTA
2018 RAM. Revista de Administração Mackenzie  
Purpose: To understand the meaning and meaningfulness of work under different points of view and support the researchers of the subject to reflect on which lens(es) are formulating their research. Originality/value: The main contribution of the article is in the synthesis and registration of ten categories of analysis of the multiple and possible meaning and meaningfulness of the work, either in isolation or in their connections. This article is in itself a theoretical proposition cooperates
more » ... ition cooperates for the extension of the literature and is original when indicating ten complementary perspectives for the object of study: physiological, cultural, religious, spiritual, ideological, economic, political, legal, psychological and social. Design/methodology/approach: This article has a qualitative approach and has as a method a literature review of the narrative type and is based on more than 80 national and international references. Findings: When analyzed in an integrated way, these perspectives expand the possibilities of contextualization and future researches in the field of the mentioned subject. Finally, it is defended that there is still a long way in the problematization of this phenomenon so central in the life of the individuals and for the society, mainly in what concerns the current context of multiple crises and intense social transformations.
doi:10.1590/1678-6971/eramg180082 fatcat:hxpzdwjwejbvxdpsjgltltypwi