Mapping themes in the study of new work practices
Aroles, Jeremy; Mitev, Nathalie; de Vaujany, François-Xavier (2019), Mapping themes in the study of new work practices, New Technology, Work and Employment. 10.1111/ntwe.12146
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Journal nameNew Technology, Work and Employment
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Durham Business School
Department of Management - London School of Economics and Political Science [LSE]
de Vaujany, François-Xavier
Dauphine Recherches en Management [DRM]
Abstract (EN)Both shaping and shaped by technological, economic and social facets, the world of work has witnessed a wide array of changes. This review article sets out to provide a synthesis of some of the main directions and insights of existing research connected to the new world of work. In particular, we approached the topic of new work practices through four key dimensions: (1) Conceptual and methodological dimensions in the study of new work practices; (2) Spatial and temporal manifestations of new work practices in the collaborative economy; (3) Individuals, organizations and new work configurations; (4) Power and control. The review article critically discusses the future of work and argues that the ‘new’ world of work simply repeats asymmetrical power relations and inequalities that characterise work activities, with the potential of exacerbating even further disparities, inequalities and precarity.
Subjects / KeywordsNew Ways of Working; Future of work; Litterature Review
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