Mark John Read deposited ‘Doing Belief’: British Quakers in the Twenty-First-Century Workplace in the group Utopian Studies on Humanities Commons 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Quakers enjoy their work. They tend to work in places which share their ambitions to make the world a better place. But how do Quakers respond when things go wrong? What we find is that the work organisation sets out the terms upon which Quakers try to improve the world. Quakers generally accept these terms. But when Quaker and work horizons diverge, it is the organisation’s terms which prevail.