Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 2: Bullshit jobs and post-work)

Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 2: Bullshit jobs and post-work) Phuah Eng Chye (10 November 2018) Discussions on work is wide-ranging and, in this article, I have focused on two topics on the definition of work. The first relates to scepticism on the value of jobs. I have used David Graeber’s insightful article “On … “Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 2: Bullshit jobs and post-work)”

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Future of work: Redefining work (Part 1: Transition to a high-information environment and the definition of work)

Future of work: Redefining work (Part 1: Transition to a high-information environment and the definition of work) Phuah Eng Chye (27 October 2018) “The US manufacturing sector is doing great. Average hourly earnings have risen 25 percent in the past decade. Manufacturing’s contribution to GDP grew from $1.8 trillion in 2008 to $2.2 trillion last … “Future of work: Redefining work (Part 1: Transition to a high-information environment and the definition of work)”

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Future of work: Aligning workstyles and policies to accommodate flexible employment

Future of work: Aligning workstyles and policies to accommodate flexible employment Phuah Eng Chye (8 September 2018) “If we were designing a labor market from scratch today, it’s unlikely we’d create one that rewards only full-time employees. It wouldn’t make sense given the many ways that people choose to – or must – work: independently, … “Future of work: Aligning workstyles and policies to accommodate flexible employment”

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Future of work: Approaches to regulating gig employment

Future of work: Approaches to regulating gig employment Phuah Eng Chye (1 September 2018) Several task forces, commissions, institutions and study groups have been established to address the challenges posed by the disruption of traditional labour regulation. In this context, Anna Ilsøe point out employers and employees are no longer well defined due to fissure … “Future of work: Approaches to regulating gig employment”

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Future of work: Other information effects – polarisation and transience

Future of work: Other information effects – polarisation and transience Phuah Eng Chye (18 August 2018) The previous article discussed how intangibility changes the nature of work. Intangibility can combine with the other information effects[1] of speed, size and transparency to change the organisational structure of work. This article discusses the information effects that gives … “Future of work: Other information effects – polarisation and transience”

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Future of work: The effect of intangibility on work

Future of work: The effect of intangibility on work Phuah Eng Chye (11 August 2018) New information capabilities open the path to new ways of producing and consuming and to the creation of new products and services. Maximising the benefits from innovation requires changes in the way work and society is organised. Usually businesses move … “Future of work: The effect of intangibility on work”

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