Knowledge Workers in the Information Society

Knowledge Workers in the Information Society Knowledge Workers in the Information Society addresses the changing nature of work workers and their organizations in the media information and knowledge industries These knowledge workers include

  • Title: Knowledge Workers in the Information Society
  • Author: Vincent Mosco
  • ISBN: 9780739117811
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
  • Knowledge Workers in the Information Society addresses the changing nature of work, workers, and their organizations in the media, information, and knowledge industries These knowledge workers include journalists, broadcasters, librarians, filmmakers and animators, government workers, and employees in the telecommunications and high tech sectors Technological change hasKnowledge Workers in the Information Society addresses the changing nature of work, workers, and their organizations in the media, information, and knowledge industries These knowledge workers include journalists, broadcasters, librarians, filmmakers and animators, government workers, and employees in the telecommunications and high tech sectors Technological change has become relentless Corporate concentration has created new pressures to rationalize work and eliminate stages in the labor process Globalization and advances in telecommunications have made real the prospect that knowledge work will follow manufacturing labor to parts of the world with low wages, poor working conditions, and little unionization McKercher and Mosco bring together scholars from numerous disciplines to examine knowledge workers from a genuinely global perspective.

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