Essays about: "gig worker"

Found 3 essays containing the words gig worker.

  1. 1. Walking barefoot - A study of high-skilled women in the Gig Economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Antonio Sterpin; Malva Bröijersén; [2020]
    Keywords : Gig Economy; Gender; Inequality; Doing Gender; Redoing Gender; Ideal Worker; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master thesis was to increase the understanding of the role of gender in the Gig Economy. This research followed a social constructivist approach with an abductive mechanism that allowed for parallel working with theory and empirical data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges with gig workers : A mediator perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christopher Puusepp; [2019]
    Keywords : Gig economy; Gig worker; Mediator; Management; Challenges;

    Abstract : A new type of worker, the gig worker, is acknowledge and problematized as to what challenges mediators can face with managing them as previous research points out their differences from other workers. The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze challenges that a mediator can face when managing gig workers and also elevate the knowledge regarding gig workers on how to work with them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivation in the Gig Economy : A Case Study of Gig Workers in the IT and Business Consulting Industry

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

    Author : Kristin Karlsson; Johan Wranne; [2019]
    Keywords : Gig economy; gig worker; motivation; consulting; IT; Business; entrepreneurial motivation; Gig-ekonomi; giggare; motivation; konsultverksamhet; IT; Business; entreprenöriell motivation;

    Abstract : The number of self-employed has been rising and it is estimated that 20–30% of the working-age population in the EU-15 and the U.S. is involved in some form of independent work. This growth is driven by technological advancements, changing work values and an overall need to adapt to a high-change environment. READ MORE