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© 2007

The Meaning of Work in the New Economy

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Part of the The Future of Work Series book series (TFW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 1-26
  3. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 27-49
  4. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 50-84
  5. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 85-108
  6. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 109-133
  7. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 134-164
  8. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 165-195
  9. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 196-222
  10. Chris Baldry, Peter Bain, Phil Taylor, Jeff Hyman, Dora Scholarios, Abigail Marks et al.
    Pages 223-236
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 237-277

About this book

Introduction

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

Keywords

Commitment economy management new economy

About the authors

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.

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