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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 ...
Defragmenting : towards a critical understanding of the new global division of labour
This paper provides a short introduction to this volume
The spark in the engine : creative workers in a global economy
Introducing this volume, this paper summarises the contents and offers an analysis of the place of creative work in a global economy, focusing in particular on the restructuring of global value chains and the commodification ...
Sunset in the West : Outsourcing editorial work from the UK to India - a case study of the impact on workers
This paper presents a case study carried out in a large academic publishing and printing house. Interviews were carried out in both locations with senior and middle management, workers and trade unionsto gain their ...