Future of work: Challenges from the changing organisation of employment

Future of work: Challenges from the changing organisation of employment Phuah Eng Chye (25 August 2018) Advances in information technology facilitated the expansion of work forms; to be diverse, intangible, modular, autonomous, transient and transactional in nature. A multitude of terms such as fissure, flexibilization, platform, gigs, sharing, crowdwork, non-traditional, irregular, alternative, contingent, freelance, self-employed, … “Future of work: Challenges from the changing organisation of 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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Future of work: Information disruption

Future of work: Information disruption Phuah Eng Chye (28 July 2018) Mathew Bishop (moderator): Now, I suppose at the moment there seems to be a loss of faith that there is much of a future for work, and there’s a sense that…we’re facing a world where vast amounts of existing jobs are going to be … “Future of work: Information disruption”

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Labour share of income: (Part 8 – Wage regulation and information disruption)

Labour share of income: (Part 8 – Wage regulation and information disruption) Phuah Eng Chye (14 July 2018) The structured approach to labour organisation built around the industrial workplace is unravelling. Landscape changes are wrecking the old arrangements for work and income. The ideals of a career relationship and income progress over a lifetime is … “Labour share of income: (Part 8 – Wage regulation and information disruption)”

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Labour share of income (Part 6: The missing big picture)

Labour share of income (Part 6: The missing big picture) Phuah Eng Chye (30 June 2018) Economists are increasingly concerned about the persistent decline in the labour share of income. This is because they anticipate wage stagnation and worsening inequalities will weaken household consumption. This will impede prospects for an economy recovery and lead to … “Labour share of income (Part 6: The missing big picture)”

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