France Attitudes Toward Work
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Examining the French Work Ethic
The French tend to be motivated by a search for perfection and generally take pride in their work. Nevertheless, business and social relationships along with quality of life and well-being matter a great deal to the French, some of whom worry that their way of life is a luxury of the past. The term work ethic is loosely translated as “professional conscience” in French. Explore how the French balance their quest for a balanced life with their commitment to professionalism.