Global Knowledge Work: Diversity and Relational Perspectives

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Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mine Karata--Ozkan, Ahu Tatli
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011 - Business & Economics - 296 pages
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Global Knowledge Work is an up-to-date account of theoretical approaches and empirical research in the multi-disciplinary topic of global knowledge workers from a relational and diversity perspective. This informative volume includes contributions from in
 

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Contents

1 What makes a knowledge society? Privileging discourses
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an eye on the senior executives of the Middle East by Stanton Chase International
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PART II Mobility migration and diversity management of knowledge workers
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3 Immigration and emigration decisions among highly skilled British expatriates in Vancouver
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4 Transnationality in smallscale cities? Integration of and cooperation between creative and knowledgeintensive workers in the stagnating socioecono...
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a theoretical framework
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6 The important role of refugee and migrant community organizations in bringing out highly educated refugees potential as knowledge workers
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a study of online recruitment advertisements in the Indian software industry
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9 Relationality in global knowledge work teams
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how gender influences practice
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PART IV Knowledge workers technology and skills development
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11 The role of technologyenhanced learning in the development of global knowledge workers
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12 Digital skills for digital disruption and value creation
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PART V Motivations and forms of capital in the context of knowledge work
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13 Autonomy as a stressor in knowledge work
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academics experiences of the workfamily relationship
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PART III Relationality social networks and knowledge work
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lessons from the hospitality sector in Australias Northern Territory
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