Teleworking: International Perspectives : From Telecommuting to the Virtual Organization (The Management of Technology and Innovation)
Paul J. Jackson, Jos Van Der WielenISBN: 041517127X;
Teleworking has long been proclaimed as a revolution in working practices for the 21st century. Teleworking: International Perspectives offers an up-to-date, groundbreaking and comprehensive assessment in light of the rapidly changing contexts of the globaliation of markets and the proliferation of new technologies. Based upon papers presented at a conference at Brunel University, which was sponsored by BT and the European Commission, the book features contributions from a range of international and interdisciplinary perspectives. As well as an original analysis of the theoretical context of the post-industrial and postmodern world, the book also contains detailed empirical studies examining telworking in a number of different countries. Contributors explore many of the main issues in teleworking drawing on insights from business, economics, sociology and information systems. These include conceptualizing teleworking; the management of spatial, temporal and cultural boundaries; and...
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