Having pride in your work is a feeling worth having. When you have pride in your work you are in a state of being proud or in other words you are proud of your work. When you are proud of your work it makes the assignment or project worth while because you get to be proud of yourself. Being proud of your work is important because it is the whole reason one works for. If you are not proud in your work then everything you did was basically a huge waste of time. You may also not be proud of your work if you know you did something wrong like cheat or plagiarize. When you CAN be proud of your work than it is because you have nothing to be ashamed of in relationship to that work. You can honestly and humbly accept any praise that comes from your work and rejoice in your achievement.
Having pride in your work is also important because it implies that you put the time and effort into accomplishing an assignment. When you can be proud of your work then it means what you did was important to you. Having pride in your work is also important because it shows that you have confidence in yourself and in the product you put forward. People would much rather accept a product from somebody who is proud of what they did in comparison to someone who did it with a bad attitude and is not pleased with the result. If you can't be proud of the work you did then certainly do not expect any one else to be proud of what you did.