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Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy: Status Quo, Renewal or Decline?

Yerby, Elaine and Page-Tickell, Rebecca (2020) 'Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy: Status Quo, Renewal or Decline?' In: Page-Tickell, Rebecca and Yerby, Elaine, (eds.) Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy: An Interdisciplinary Analysis. Emerald, pp. 183-204.

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This chapter draws together the main themes and conclusions from the book to provide an interdisciplinary analysis of the impacts of the gig economy. The effectiveness of the dynamic structural model of the gig economy for structuring and understanding of this heterogenous and somewhat hidden economy is also addressed. This chapter identifies the primary locations in which boundaries are shifting and suggests the onward impact of this, as well as ways in which organisations may be able to ameliorate the effects. It focusses in particular on the implications for the human resource management community and key stakeholders in the wider economy, in relation to future of work debates. Reflections on the utility, benefits and opportunities for interdisciplinary research within the current constrain of journal rankings and higher education performance regimes are also explored. Finally, a number of potential avenues for further research to advance our understanding of, and engagement with this form of commerce, are identified.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2022 19:24
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2022 19:24

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