La division du travail au sein d'un organe de presse : modes et usages des formes d'emploi
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to make an original presentation of a cultural institution, describing division of labour force in journalism. Indeed work organisation in newspaper companies is based on a repartition of tasks between “pigistes” -freelance journalists- and the wage-earners. The well-balanced management of the Press is granted by a choice between division and coordination of labour among both categories. The use of pigiste journalists -should it be made compulsory by employers' strategies or a need of the profession- shows new transformations in employment relationships. It appears that pigistes account for a “paradoxical market” which renews the dualism in labour market theory initiated by Piore and Doeringer.
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Date of creation: Jan 2007
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Division of labour; coordination; segmentation in labour market; flexibility of labour force.;
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- Clémence Aubert, 2007. "La division du travail au sein d'un organe de presse : modes et usages des formes d'emploi," UniversitÃ© Paris1 PanthÃ©on-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-00144360, HAL.
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
- J42 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Monopsony; Segmented Labor Markets
- L82 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Entertainment; Media
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- NEP-ALL-2007-02-24 (All new papers)
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