Essays about: "deskilling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word deskilling.

  1. 1. Narratives of recent migration: Young, well-educated Croats in Ireland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anja Biser; [2021]
    Keywords : well-educated migrants; EU migrants; Ireland; migration narratives; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In July 2013 Croatia has become the latest member state to join the European Union. Access to this single European area, in particular, to economically well-developed countries with a more robust labor market and a higher standard of living than Croatia resulted in intensification of emigration from Croatia. READ MORE

  2. 2. The unionisation of precarious workers : representations, problematisation and experiences in Swedish blue-collar unions in the construction and hotel-restaurant sectors

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie BANASIAK; [2020]
    Keywords : precarious workers; labour unions; Swedish model; commodification; labour market segmentation; subcontracting; flexibility; fear; organising; community building;

    Abstract : From the Polanyian perspective on the double movement of labour commodification and self-protection of Society, the aim of this study was to examine how unionists perceive and problematise precarious employment and what are their practices for unionising and thereby securing precarious workers. A double case study was conducted in the hotel-restaurant and construction sectors in Sweden with the participation of blue-collar unionists with diverse backgrounds and experiences. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Changing Nature of Work and Worker in the Digital Era

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Eleni Georgaki; [2019]
    Keywords : future of work; strategy; digital transformation; information; technology; workforce;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the major consequences Information and Technology have caused to Work since the relationship among these factors remains poorly understood. Artificial Intelligence (AI), enabled by Machine Learning (ML) and Big Data have entered dynamically the workplaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food secure : Farmers on their modes of production

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Josefin Heed; [2018]
    Keywords : fossil fuels; agriculture; food; mode of production; farmers; vulnerability; capitalism;

    Abstract : The thesis explores contradictions that farmers see between current mode of production, and how they imagine that modes of production would need to change if there were no fossil fuels. Based on qualitative interviews with farmers, the aim of the study is to contribute to a discussion on strategies to increase the farms’ capabilities to produce food without fossil fuels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Examining Levels of Automation in the Wood Processing Industry - A case study

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion; Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion

    Author : Christian Schneider; Oscar Andersson; [2016]
    Keywords : Hierarchical task analysis; literature review; level of competence; level of information; value stream analysis;

    Abstract : Companies operating in the wood processing industry need to increase their productivity by implementing automation technologies in their production systems. An increasing global competition and rising raw material prizes challenge their competitiveness. READ MORE