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Information society and the workplace

spaces, boundaries and agency

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information society,
  • Industrial sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-225) and index

    Statementedited by Tuula Heiskanen and Jeff Hearn
    SeriesRoutledge studies in technology, work and organizations -- 1
    ContributionsHeiskanen, Tuula, Hearn, Jeff
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM851 .I5323 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18153906M
    ISBN 100415272238
    LC Control Number2003047220

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it includes both theoretical. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Preface: Paradoxes of information, society and workplaces --Part I. Introduction Spaces, places and communities of practice / Tuula Heiskanen --Part creation of spaces Bounded or empowered by technology?.

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It includes both theoretical reviews and detailed qualitative research. It also highlights the political challenges of the information. Our book Information literacy in the Workplace presents some of that thinking, much of it based on research into how individuals, teams and organizations use information to achieve their objectives.

Research which has required and developed new approaches in order to investigate the work environment. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

Information overload (also known as infobesity, infoxication, information anxiety, and information explosion) is the difficulty in understanding an issue and effectively making decisions when one has too much information about that issue.

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Heathfield. workplace practices and alternative workplace practices. While each of these concepts is distinct from the others, they all represent alternative ways of organising work that emphasise flexibility of work organisation, empowerment and the autonomy of employees, with a focus on performance and outcomes.

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The workplace also holds great importance in society. Companies strive to create a workplace hospitable to employees for many reasons, primarily to save money. When workers enjoy spending time in the workplace, this in turn reduces employee turnover. Furthermore, businesses enhance and utilize a worker’s skill set when turnover is low.

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It includes e-mails, text messages, notes, calls, etc. Effective communication is critical in getting the job done, as well as building a sense of trust and increasing the productivity of employees.About this journal. Work, Employment and Society is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work.

Work, Employment and Society covers all aspects of work, employment and unemployment, and their connections with wider social processes and social structures.