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The Value of Knowledge Workers — What Affects It and Who Decides?

  • Aidan Ward
  • Steve Armstrong
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Abstract

One crucial side effect of the development of the knowledge economy and its army of knowledge workers is that the value of knowledge gets conflated with the job market. Knowledge finds its place in a market for the contributions made by knowledge workers. In effect there is a market in knowledge. It remains implicit and its mechanisms are not studied.

Keywords

Knowledge Worker Knowledge Market Crucial Knowledge Main Contractor Opportunity Risk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aidan Ward
    • 1
  • Steve Armstrong
    • 2
  1. 1.Antelope PartnershipLongfieldUK
  2. 2.Computing Department, Faculty of Maths and ComputingThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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