Workplace Innovation and the Quality of Working Life in an Age of Uberisation
That innovation can both create and destroy jobs has long been accepted (e.g. Schumpeter 1939). Recent debate on this issue has focused on technological innovation and the purported effects of a mix of automation and robotisation – mass job losses (Frey and Osborne 2013).
The authors would like to thank the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Commission and award project number 649497 ‘Quality of jobs and Innovation generated Employment outcomes’, without which this chapter would not have happened.
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