Technology and work - the 21st century and its challenges
AbstractIn sectors using information and communications technology (ICT) as platform for innovation, the meaning of the term 'work' is undergoing fundamental change. New technologies are helping to accommodate employees' individual preferences regarding working hours and location. In this respect, Germany is insufficiently prepared for the high demands of the future.
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ICT; work place organization; information technology;
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