Essays about: "Gig platforms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Gig platforms.

  1. 1. Outsourced or Outforced? : A study on multi-sided food delivery platforms in the gig economy: the business actor perspective.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Torbjörn Moxstad; Julia Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gig economy; digital platforms; multi-sided platforms; outsourcing; food delivery industry;

    Abstract : The growth of the gig economy has resulted in an increased interest in the relatively new phenomenon of multi-sided digital platforms. Previous research has naturally been focused on one of the key actors on these platforms, namely the gig workers, and how the gig economy has affected the labor market. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making the most for professional freelancers : A study of platforms in the gig economy

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Vesterberg; Matilda Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gig platforms; platform providers; professional freelancers; experience as a freelancer; Gigplattformar; plattformsägare; professionella frilansare; erfarenhet som frilansare;

    Abstract : Purpose - The purpose of this study was to understand how platform providers can develop their offerings and gig platforms depending on the targeted professional freelancers, henceforth referred to just as freelancers. To fulfil the purpose, three research questions (RQ) were developed: RQ1. READ MORE

  3. 3. Setting Up Shop in the Digital Bazaar – Bangladeshi Blue-Collar Service-Providers’ Adoption of a Business Aggregator

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Shantana Shahid; [2020]
    Keywords : Innovation adoption; Diffusion of innovations; Business aggregator; Platform economy; Multi-sided platforms; Sheba.xyz; ICT4D; C4D; Digitalisation; Digital inclusion; Gig workers; Dhaka; Micro-entrepreneurs; Own-account workers; Digital marketplace; Service marketplace; Supply-side users;

    Abstract : This essay explores the early experiences of Bangladeshi blue-collar service workers in digitalising their livelihoods. It is a qualitative study that surveys and interviews service-providers in Dhaka who use the business aggregator platform Sheba. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managed by a Machine: Workers' Job Crafting Abilities in the Case of Lieferando Riders in Germany

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sandra Henkel; Gesa Köhrbrück; [2020]
    Keywords : Job Crafting; Algorithmic Management; Gig Economy; Food Delivery Riders;

    Abstract : Background:  Despite the utilization of algorithms as data management tools, they are increasingly used as people management tools to allocate, optimize and evaluate workers. This is especially popular among digital labor platforms of the gig economy as it is seen as one of the core innovations that enabled such platforms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Leveraging the Pros of the Gig Economy : How IT departments in manufacturing companies meet their consultant needs

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Christian Kälvegren; Anna Wong; [2019]
    Keywords : Gig economy; freelancing; consulting; talent management; manufacturing industry; talent supply chain management; IT; competence; Gigekonomi; frilansande; konsulterande; talent management; tillverkande industri; talent supply chain management; IT; kompetens;

    Abstract : The gig economy can be described as a temporary work-environment where an independent workforce uses platforms to find and draw income from work. In 2016, 20-30% of US and Europe’s population took part in some kind of independent work, and the amount of selfemployed in Sweden is growing. READ MORE