What makes work fulfilling?

In this NYTimes article, the psychologist Barry Schwarz asks what work is for, and what can make it fulfilling.

I was struck by the overlap between some of his ideas about healthy work, and other thinkers’ ideas about healthy education: reduced compulsion/regimentation, the student or worker having a personal stake in the task at hand, etc.

Article: “Rethinking Work”

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