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What Do We Know and What Should We Do About the Future of Work? (Hardcover) Loot Price: R991
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What Do We Know and What Should We Do About the Future of Work? (Hardcover): Melanie Simms

What Do We Know and What Should We Do About the Future of Work? (Hardcover)

Melanie Simms

Series: What Do We Know and What Should We Do About:

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"An excellent summary of why and how we work." People Management magazine What do we know about the current state of work and employment and what does the future of work look like? Professor Melanie Simms provides a far-reaching overview of paid employment in the UK, examining why we work, how we work, and what the future of work will be like with changing demographics and the introduction of modern technologies. From zero-hour contracts, the gig economy and universal basic income, to automation, robotics and artificial intelligence, Simms analyses the most pressing issues facing traditional employment. Before outlining four priority areas where the UK should look to strengthen regulation of in order to face the coming challenges more effectively, but also, so that they benefit workers, as well as employers and managers. ABOUT THE SERIES: The 'What Do We Know and What Should We Do About...?' series offers readers short, up-to-date overviews of key issues often misrepresented, simplified or misunderstood in modern society and the media. Each book is written by a leading social scientist with an established reputation in the relevant subject area. The Series Editor is Professor Chris Grey, Royal Holloway, University of London

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Imprint: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: What Do We Know and What Should We Do About:
Release date: July 2019
First published: 2019
Authors: Melanie Simms
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-5264-6345-6
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Business & Economics > Economics
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Labour economics
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions > Work & labour
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Labour economics > General
LSN: 1-5264-6345-8
Barcode: 9781526463456

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