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Controlling working crowds: The impact of digitalization on worker autonomy and monitoring across hierarchical levels

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  • Gerten, Elisa

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  • Beckmann, Michael

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  • Bellmann, Lutz

    () (University of Basel)

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  • Gerten, Elisa & Beckmann, Michael & Bellmann, Lutz, 2018. "Controlling working crowds: The impact of digitalization on worker autonomy and monitoring across hierarchical levels," Working papers 2018/09, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel.
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