Drawing on more than a decade of inter-disciplinary research, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the available theories, concepts, data and research on new work organizations and the concept of ‘work without boundaries’.
• Explores a concept of work that is not restricted by traditional organizational rules like regular office hours, a single workplace, fixed procedures and limited responsibility
• Provides a comprehensive overview of the available theories, concepts, data and research on new work organizations
• Examines the shift of power away from organizations to make individuals accountable for their own employability and work
• Draws on over a decade of original research into ‘work without boundaries’ in which the authors are key authorities
• Brings together organization theory and work psychology with scholarship from related fields including sociology, social psychology, cognition and psychobiology
About the Authors:
Michael Allvin is Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Uppsala University and a licensed Psychologist.
Gunnar Aronsson is Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Stockholm University.
Tom Hagström is Professor Emeritus of Education in the Department of Education, Stockholm University and a licensed Psychologist.
Gunn Johansson is Professor Emeritus of Work Psychology in the Department of Psychology, Stockholm University.
Ulf Lundberg is Professor of Biological Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Stockholm University, and at the Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), affiliated with Stockholm University and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden.