Future of Work

The Meaning of Work in the New Economy

Authors: Baldry, C., Bain, P., Taylor, P., Hyman, J., Scholarios, D., Marks, A., Watson, A., Gilbert, K., Bunzel, D., Gall, G.

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This book analyzes the multiple levels of meaning which people attach to work today, and the role of work in people's lives. By looking at call centres and software development, the book evaluates some of the claims made for the knowledge economy and argues that defining the work-life boundary is a constant problem for many workers

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CHRIS BALDRY is Head of Management and Organization Department and Director of the Centre for Human Resource Management at the University of Stirling's Faculty of Management, UK.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Meaning of Work in the New Economy
Authors
Series Title
Future of Work
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-21064-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230210646
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3407-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-51710-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 277
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