Författararkiv: digiwork

The Challenges of the Digital Revolution

by Stephan Schaefer We have all experienced the rapid technological developments at our workplace. I myself remember my student times when I collected thick volumes of journal articles from the library and copied them on a copying machine which required coins for each copy. Nowadays I can choose from millions of journal articles and read a selection on screen within … Läs mer

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Automatos Bios no2: Thoughts on Digital Work and Organization

By Anna Foka Annette Markham (1998) had first excellently written about life online and it implications, since then, digital technologies in the workplace have become part of more complex processes that we are yet to discover, analyse and reflect upon. And throughout the history of labour and industry there are both utopian and dystopian paradigms of incorporating technology in the … Läs mer

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Automatos Bios

by Anna Foka Meetings at the Pufendorf Institute in Lund are intellectually stimulating: we are a multidisciplinary group coming from IT, management, media studies, psychology, business, history, and sociology. As I currently live in Oslo, I travel to Copenhagen and by train to Lund. I have coffee in three disparate Scandinavian cities and I arrive at Lund when the town … Läs mer

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The Future of Employment

by Carl-Henric Nilsson In Jeopardy jargon: The answer is 47%, what is the question? How much of the workforce (in US) will be at risk of digitization in the twenty-first century? Your job, your family member’s and neighbour’s job may well be automated during the Twenty-first century. Is this a problem or an opportunity? Will specific types of jobs be … Läs mer

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What will happen to the workplace of the future?

By Stephan M Schaefer  The general issue we are discussing in our theme is how the digital revolution impacts people at work in organizations. In this context it is also important to ask more generally what will happen to our workplaces in the future? Will we be able to lean back and watch the robots take over routine work while … Läs mer

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Work and Organization in the Digital Age

This blog will present, discuss, analyze and reflect on the discussions and research of an interdisciplinary research group at the Pufendorf Institute in Lund, Sweden. The Pufendorf Institute is a physical and mental space which allows groups of researchers from different disciplines to come together and discuss and develop creative ideas within a defined topic area. As such it can … Läs mer

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