For Work / Against Work
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"An End to the Job as We Know It: How an I.T. Professional Has Experienced the Uncertainty of It Outsourcing"

by Trusson, Clive; Woods, Frankie (2017)


This article foregrounds the voice of an IT professional who is directly employed by a large British company and who, along with colleagues, is experiencing career uncertainty resulting from a management initiative to replace the established workforce with an alternative labour supply provided by a global IT services company. As an account that reflects the uncertainty of the age, the narrative offers insights into current discussions concerning the contemporary nature and experience of work generally. More specifically it …


Automation, Machines, Technology, Information Technology, Knowledge Work, Knowledge Migration, Future Of Work, Outsourcing, Precarity


Outsourcing, Capitalism

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