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Organization Work in Management and Organizational Research

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

in Constructing Organizational Life: How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840022
eISBN:
9780191875632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840022.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Recently, there have emerged in management and organizational research streams of research that are based on a view of organizations compatible with a social-symbolic work perspective and which focus ... More


New Technology and New Customers

Frank Ridzi

in Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies how welfare technology has been restructured according to work-first priorities and how, given organizational restructuring, surveillance has become a case management strategy. ... More


The Circuits of Capital

Juan D. De Lara

in Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Global economic restructuring, especially the geographic expansion of commodity networks during the 1990s and 2000s, had a profound effect on logistics workers. This chapter examines how companies ... More


Forecasting the Impact of Automation on Jobs

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 2 digs more deeply into the outlook for job destruction and job creation, and adds some theory and data to Chapter 1’s anecdotes about how machines can replace human workers. It reports an ... More


Is This Time Different?

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 1 introduces the debate over whether “this time is different”—whether contemporary innovations in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics are more likely than past rounds of ... More


What’s Law Got to Do with It?: How the Law of Work Affects Automation (and Fissuring)

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 3 fills in some institutional features of the landscape of work that shape and illuminate managerial decisions about automation: the evolving law of labor and employment and the rise of ... More


Spreading Work and Supporting Incomes

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 7 focuses chiefly on the project of work spreading—that is, shifting work from those with too much of it toward those with too little of it. The overall aim is to spread the benefits of both ... More


Three Goals for a Future of Less Work

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 4 shifts from assessing the challenge of automation to reflecting on what we should be aiming for in a foreseeable future of less work. It argues that we should be looking to ensure a wide ... More


Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Cynthia Estlund

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book confronts the hotly debated prospect of mounting job losses from automation, and the divergent hopes and fears that prospect evokes, and proposes a strategy for mitigating the losses and ... More


The Politics of Hope and Fear in a Future of Less Work

Cynthia Estlund

in Automation Anxiety: Why and How to Save Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197566107
eISBN:
9780197566138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566107.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The Conclusion turns to the daunting political challenges that already face big redistributive programs like those advanced here, and that will be refracted through the prism of automation. Popular ... More


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