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Arbeitsorganisation 2.0 – Tools für den Arbeitsalltag in Kultur- und Bildungseinrichtungen

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Book Series: Praxiswissen ISSN: 2193-0201 ISBN: 9783110269598 Year: Pages: 200 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Computer Science
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This book illustrates how modern media and internet applications facilitate collaboration on the job and make work easier. After detailing the requirements of work organization, the book discusses easily implementable solution strategies and concrete programs. Chapter topics include: an introduction to Web 2.0, monitoring, time management, managing notes and bibliographies, mind maps, collaboration, and content sharing.; Julia Bergmann, Freiberufliche Trainerin für Informationskompetenz, Bremen und Jürgen Plieninger, Leiter der Bibliothek des Instituts für Politikwissenschaft, Tübingen

Hazard or Hardship

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Book Series: An ILR Press Book ISBN: 9780801451898 9780801469244 9780801469237 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Cornell University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101478
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Today, hazardous work kills 2.3 million people each year and injures millions more. Among the most compelling yet controversial forms of legal protection for workers is the right to refuse unsafe work. The rise of globalization, precarious work, neoliberal politics, attacks on unions, and the idea of individual employment rights have challenged the protection of occupational health and safety for workers worldwide. In Hazard or Hardship, Jeffrey Hilgert presents the protection of refusal rights as a moral and a human rights question.

Architektur immaterieller Arbeit

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ISBN: 9783851327052 Year: Pages: 242 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_441449 Language: German
Publisher: Turia und Kant Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 49
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The book takes up the (post-)operaist concept of immaterial labour (cf. Maurizio Lazzarato: 1998, Toni Negri, Michael Hardt: 2000) and relates it to spatial processes and architectural projects from the 1960s. The book’s title is the hypotheses of its investigation. It allows to be exemplified with the following questions: Do we find, parallel to a dominant cultural practice of immaterial labour new forms and orders of architecture? Which forms does it take on? Or does workplace architecture disappear at all parallel to the blurring of the formerly clearly marked spaces of the factory?

Fallibility at Work: Rethinking Excellence and Error in Organizations

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ISBN: 9783319633176 9783319633183 Year: Pages: 159 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63318-3 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Subject: Business and Management
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This book addresses how organizations can deal with human fallibility in order to create space for excellence at work. Some mistakes in work settings put lives at risk, while others create openings for innovative breakthroughs. In order to deal constructively with fallibility, an organization needs a communication climate where it is normal to voice opinions, admit mistakes, and ask for help in critical situations. The book builds on interviews with practitioners in healthcare, aviation, IT, public governance, and industry. It connects narratives from these fields with theories from organizational psychology and philosophy, as well as from positive organizational scholarship. In the final chapter, an overall ethics of fallibility at work is outlined. Fallibility at Work contributes to research in multiple academic disciplines, but also reaches out to practitioners who are interested in the connections between error and excellence in organizations.

Design and Application of Quantified Self Approaches for Reflective Learning in the Workplace

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ISBN: 9783731504061 Year: Pages: XVI, 332 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000047818 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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Learning by reflection is one of the core processes for improving work performance. We provide a novel approach for reflective learning support by transferring and adapting practices from the Quantified Self to workplace settings. This book contributes with an integrated model for technical support of reflective learning, mobile and web-based applications designed for quantifying and gathering data in the workplace, and empirical insights from thirteen studies in three different use cases.

HR Policies and Maternal Labor Supply

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Book Series: Sozialoekonomische Schriften ISBN: 9783631719824 9783631719831 9783631719756 Year: Pages: 220 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics
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The author asks how far the extension of employer-supported childcare serves as a driver for higher maternal labor supply. She addresses this question by categorizing employer-supported childcare as an efficiency wage introduced by the employer to increase the working volume of mothers. Applying various impact evaluation techniques in an econometric analysis, the author concludes that the availability of employer-supported childcare has a positive impact on the length and working volume of mothers who return back to work after giving birth. Furthermore, the usage of employer-supported childcare by mothers with pre-school age children influences the amount of agreed and actual working hours positively.

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