1st Edition

New International Perspectives From Telecommuting to the Virtual Organisation

ISBN 9780415171274
Published March 27, 1998 by Routledge
368 Pages

USD $84.95

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Book Description

Teleworking is an up-to-date, groundbreaking and comprehensive assessment of teleworking. It includes
* multidisciplinary contributions drawing on sociology, management science, economics, philosophy and information technology
* analysis of post-modern and post-industrial theoretical contexts
* a selection of empirical studies from across the world
* accounts of different modes of teleworking, from homeworking to centre-based working
* examination of the links between teleworking and the virtual organisation
Wide-ranging, detailed and original, this book is a valuable introduction to teleworking and an important contribution to the debate on the future of the labour market.

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CONTRIBUTORS: Georg Aichholzer, Vienna University, An Brewer, University of Sydney, Andre Buessing, Technical University of Munchen, Alistair Campbell, University of Paisley, Dimitrina Dimitrova, University of Toronto, Patrizio Di Nicola, European Telework Development Initiative, Steven Fireman, University of Washington, Benjamin A.Goldman, former lecturer at Tuft University, Lois M.Goldman, Boston University, Charle Grantham, Institute for the Study of Distributed Work in Walnut Creek, Leslie Haddon, University of Sussex, Martin Harris, Brunel University, UK, David Hensher University of Sydney, Maeve Houliham, University of Lancaster, Paul J.Jackson, Brunel University, West London, Scott Johnson, Arizona State University, Martin Kompast, Institut fur Gestaltungs-und Wirkungsforschung, Technische Universitat Wien, Air Luukinen, Kiran Mirchandani, St Mary's University, Canada, Paul McGrath, University College Dublin, Ruggero Parrotto, Constance Perin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lars Qvortrup, Aalborg University, Janet W.Salaff, University of Toronto, Koji Sato, Kanagawa University at Yokohama, Wendy Spinks, Josai International University, Lennart Sturesson, Linkoping University, Reima Suomi, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland, Ina Wagner, Technische Universitat Wien, Jos M. van der Wielen, Tilburg University, Marya Zamindar, Finnish Ministry of Labour

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'An excellent text covering the whole spectrum of aspects of teleworking.' - John Towriss, Cranfield University