Virtual Working: Social and Organisational Dynamics by Paul JacksonVirtual Working: Social and Organisational Dynamics by Paul Jackson

Virtual Working: Social and Organisational Dynamics

byPaul JacksonEditorPaul Jackson

Paperback | November 3, 1999

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This book addresses the social and organisational dynamics which underlie recent technological and work developments within organisations. often referred to as 'virtual working'. It seeks to go beyond a mere description of this new work phenomenon in order to provide more rigorous ways of analysing and understanding the issues raised. In addition to providing accounts of developments such as web-based enterprises and virtual teams, each contributor focuses on the empolyment of information technology to transcend the boundaries between and within organisations, and the consequences this has for social and organisationaL relations.
Title:Virtual Working: Social and Organisational DynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.8 inPublished:November 3, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415200881

ISBN - 13:9780415200882

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Table of Contents

Preface; The Inter and Intro-Organisational Level; The Individual Level; Management and Control in Virtual Working; Learning and Innovation in Virtual Working; Conclusion

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Paul Jackson investigates the social and organizational dynamics underlying current technological and work developments within organizations. More than just describing this new work phenomenon, Virtual Working offers precise methods of evaluating and understanding the emerging issues. Besides offering accounts of developments like web-based enterprises and virtual teams, each contributor focuses on the use of information technology to rise above the limits and escape the borders between and within organizations.