1. Work is any activity people engage themselves (Physical or Mental effort) in order earn a living e.g. teaching, barbing, engineering etc.
  2. Right Attitude to work –is having a positive state of mind toward a particular job/work i.e. doing a particular job with a rightful purpose or determination to do good in an organisation.


Characteristics of people with positive attitude

  1. Interest
  2. Commitment
  3. Promptness
  4. Consistency
  5. Punctuality

Rewards For Positive Attitude to Work

  1. High performance
  2. Promotion
  3. Respect
  4. Success
  5. Productivity

Negative Attitude To Work

This means having a wrong or bad state of mind towards a particular work.

  1. Failure
  2. Anxiety
  3. Depression
  4. Stress
  5. Bitterness


Punctuality:- is driving at a place of work before or at an agreed time. Punctuality is said to be soul of business. Cultivate the habit of being punctual

Regularity:- is to at the place of work everyday except when on leave or ill

Punctuality and regularity leads to

  • High performance
  • Smooth running of the business
  • Promotion
  • Increment in salary and wages


Irregularity – is whereby an employees do absent from their duty

Punishment is the discipline given to an irregular employees, irregularity leads to punishment

Irregularity leads

  • Punishment
  • Query
  • Deduction from salary
  • Suspension from work
  • Dismissal


Devotion to duty:- means spending time or energy in doing something. It has to do with total commitment, showing interest and consistency habit.

To improve the general working

The following must be considered

  1. Have in mind that something can be done
  2. Never give up because you cannot be a failure until you give up
  3. Do not complain instead do what you can do and leave the rest
  4. Make hardwork your major goal
  5. Be organised and be reliable


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