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El desarrollo socio-cultural de la sociedad de la información: Competencia o cooperación?
[Socio-cultural development of information society: competition or co-operation?]


  • Krings, Bettina
  • Moniz, António


The results presented in this article are related to the field of investigation defined inside the European TSER project on "Information Society, Work and Generation of New Forms of Social Exclusion " (SOWING). The thematic center of the project is connected with the question of the relations that exist between the introduction of information technologies (IT) and the changes in the waged labour as well as in the organisation of work systems. The introduction of these technologies transformed specially the activities on services as well as certain branches, where great changes of the organization of work for the next future assume, which are discussed within the margin of the debate on future forms of work. The tendencies within the occupational structures indicate an individualisation of the insecurities and an opening of the occupational carreers. For these reasons, the development of the occupational carreers is more and more bound to the biographical planning. The institutionalised occupational model is changing very strongly, which in the long term will take to social and cultural changes, not only in the professional life, but also in the private life.

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  • Krings, Bettina & Moniz, António, 2001. "El desarrollo socio-cultural de la sociedad de la información: Competencia o cooperación?
    [Socio-cultural development of information society: competition or co-operation?]
    ," MPRA Paper 6885, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Sep 2001.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:6885

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    Information Society; Work; information technology; occupations;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology


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