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A note on multitask learning and the reorganization of work

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  • Xavier Pautrel

    () (University of Nantes, LEN-C3E and EUREQua, University Paris 1)

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In this note, we investigate the necessary condition for a firm to be able to move from Tayloristic to ohlistic organization of work, whatever the economic conditions and the incentives to do it: that workers have the ability to allocate their work-time to several tasks.

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  • Xavier Pautrel, 2004. "A note on multitask learning and the reorganization of work," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 10(5), pages 1-6.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-04j20002
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    1. Lindbeck, Assar & Snower, Dennis J, 2000. "Multitask Learning and the Reorganization of Work: From Tayloristic to Holistic Organization," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 18(3), pages 353-376, July.
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    • J2 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor
    • D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations

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