Teleworking: International Perspectives: From Telecommuting by Paul J Jackson

By Paul J Jackson

Teleworking is an updated, groundbreaking and complete overview of teleworking. It contains * multidisciplinary contributions drawing on sociology, administration technological know-how, economics, philosophy and knowledge expertise* research of post-modern and post-industrial theoretical contexts* a variety of empirical stories from the world over* debts of other modes of teleworking, from homeworking to centre-based operating* exam of the hyperlinks among teleworking and the digital organisationWide-ranging, certain and unique, this ebook is a precious creation to teleworking and a huge contribution to the talk at the way forward for the labour industry.

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Each of the three basic categories of telework is related to a basic life form in modern society. This implies that one type of telework is related to one social category, while others appeal more to other social roles and positions. However, we have seen again and again that telework has been identified with only one of the above sub-categories, thus narrowing the scope, and we have seen that one social group has unconsciously used their own implicit definition of telework, thus subsuming others under their specific favourite type of telework, and under their (but not necessarily others’) most appropriate organisation of telework.

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