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The Resource Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies : itinerant experts in a knowledge economy, Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda

Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies : itinerant experts in a knowledge economy, Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda

Label
Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies : itinerant experts in a knowledge economy
Title
Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies
Title remainder
itinerant experts in a knowledge economy
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over the last several decades, employers have increasingly replaced permanent employees with temporary workers and independent contractors to cut labor costs and enhance flexibility. Although commentators have focused largely on low-wage temporary work, the use of skilled contractors has also grown exponentially, especially in high-technology areas. Yet almost nothing is known about contracting or about the people who do it. This book seeks to break the silence
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barley, Stephen R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kunda, Gideon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Information services industry
  • Information technology
  • Electronic data processing consultants
  • Independent contractors
  • Self-employed
  • Temporary employees
  • Part-time employment
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Electronic data processing consultants
  • Independent contractors
  • Information services industry
  • Part-time employment
  • Self-employed
  • Temporary employees
  • United States
Label
Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies : itinerant experts in a knowledge economy, Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Second printing and first paperback printing, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Setting the stage -- pt. 2. Life in the market -- pt. 3. Life on the job -- pt. 4. Living the cycle
Control code
ocn769187870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 342 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10dnr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769187870
Label
Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies : itinerant experts in a knowledge economy, Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda
Publication
Note
Second printing and first paperback printing, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-332) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Setting the stage -- pt. 2. Life in the market -- pt. 3. Life on the job -- pt. 4. Living the cycle
Control code
ocn769187870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 342 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841271
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10dnr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769187870

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