The New Knowledge Workers

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
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'The knowledge worker is a welcome addition to the ethnographic investigation of high-tech work. The author's thoughtful comparative approach, contrasting the oft-studied American knowledge workers with their less familiar Polish counterparts, off
 

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Contents

1 Outline of the research project
1
2 Work
11
3 Knowledgeintensive organizations
16
4 Knowledge workers
24
5 Research methods and the organizations studied
42
6 Modern bureaucracies
53
7 High time in hightech
66
8 Trust in knowledge work
88
9 Pleasure motivation and identity in knowledge work
105
10 Summary
134
References
149
Index
179
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