One of these days that I reflect on working at a distance, … 24/7, feeling isolated, lonely, needing to talk to a colleague or a group of colleagues, or just socialize with them. So, I reflect and, obviously, research 😉 Let me share one of the articles I found – focusing on work intensification. This statement certainly requires serious exploration: “the so-called ‘electronic leash’ resulted in greater extensive effort on the part of some remote workers”; what does this mean in a larger context of digital working and learning?
Kelliher, C., & Anderson, D. (2010). Doing more with less? Flexible working practices and the intensification of work. Human relations, 63(1), 83-106.
Doing more with less? Flexible working practices and the intensification of work Clare Kelliher and Deirdre Anderson Cranfield University Abstract This article examines an unanticipated consequence of adopting flexible working practices – that of work intensification. Based on a study of professional workers and in line with other studies, […]