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New forms of work : new occupational identities
(University of Toronto Press, 2010)
This essay looks at the impacts of the restructuring of global value chains on skills, occupational identities, class position and class consciousness. The codification of tacit knowledge and standardisation of work processes ...
The Making of a Cybertariat
(University of Beijing Press, 2010)
Expression and expropriation : the dialectics of autonomy and control in creative labour
Creative labour occupies a highly contradictory position in modern, global, ‘knowledge-based’ economies. On the one hand, companies have to balance their insatiable need for a stream of innovative ideas with the equally ...
The snowball effect : global sourcing as an accelerator of economic globalization
Drawing on case studies of the strategies of global providers of outsourced business services, this article argues that the concept of ‘offshore outsourcing’ is no longer adequate to describe the restructuring of global ...
Value chain restructuring in Europe in a global economy
(WORKS project, 2009)
Global Restructuring of Value Chains and Class Issues
This paper looks at the impacts of the restructuration of global value chains are skills, occupational identities, class position and class consciousness. The codification of tacit knowledge and standardisation of work ...
The Globalisation Glossary : A Researcher's Guide to Understanding Work Organisation Restructuring in a Knowledge-based Society
(Catholic University of Leuven Press, 2008)
O que mudou foa a divisao do trabalho
The emergence of EMERGENCE : the challenge of designing research on the new international division of labour
This paper anatomises a pioneering international research project on the global relocation of telemediated employment. It outlines the intellectual origins of the project in the literature on globalisation, the knowledge ...