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Alienation

Alienation  is worker dissatisfaction, the lack of a sense of fulfilment when a worker cannot see any positive result of his or her work.


Alienation is a term with various shades of psychological and sociological meaning, all of which refer in common to feelings of being estranged, separated and powerless, whether in relation to oneself, to nature , to other people, to wealth and the means of production in a society, or else to society as a whole.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Alienation
- The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.
- A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.
- A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections.
- Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind.
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