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Author Gregg, Melissa, 1978-
Title Work's intimacy / Melissa Gregg
Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Polity, 2011
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HD6955 .G719 2011    AVAILABLE    30610020350898
 Ethnology Library  HD6955 .G744 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020744406
Descript xii, 205 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-198) and index
Pt. I. The connectivity imperative: business responses to new media -- Selling the flexible workplace: the creative economy and new media fetishism -- Working from home: the mobile office and the seduction of convenience -- Part-time precarity: discount labor and contract careers -- Pt. II. Getting intimate: Online culture and the rise of social networking -- To CC: or not to CC: teamwork in office culture -- Facebook friends: security blankets and career mobility -- Know your product: online branding and the evacuation of friendship -- Pt. III. Looking for love in the networked household -- Home offices and remote parents: family dynamics in online households -- Long hours, high bandwith: negotiating domesticity and distance -- On call -- Conclusion: Labor politics in an online workplace--the lovers vs. the loveless
Subject Work environment -- Social aspects
Employees -- Effect of technological innovations on
Work environment -- Technological innovations
Work-life balance
Quality of work life
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