The Co-Workplace (Heftet)

Teleworking in the Neighbourhood


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2003
Antall sider: 160
Forlag: University of British Columbia Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780774809702
Kategori: Sosiologi
Omtale The Co-Workplace
Almost half of all jobs in North America and Europe could today beperformed away from a traditional office. Millions of office workersare already working from home, and while some appreciate theflexibility of home-based telework, others find that they are bound totheir employers by an "electronic leash." This book exploresthe "co-workplace" - a new type of neighbourhood-basedfacility offering the benefits of remote work while maintainingboundaries between workplace and home. Borrowing from the experience ofcooperative artists' studios, business incubators, and the cornercopy shop, Laura Johnson explains why office infrastructure can beimportant for productivity as well as the quality of work life.

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