Digital Presenteeism: The Pressure to be seen in the Virtual Office
Laura Jarvis-King on how office workers, who once took care to be seen at their desks, are now adopting new forms of ‘digital’ presenteeism to signal their constant availability.
Four ways digital technologies are changing strategy-making
Enabled by digital technologies, so-called ‘open strategy’ initiatives are showing greater transparency and inclusion.
Parliamentary Office for Science & Technology cites Digit-funded research
Research into the remote e-working experiences of Disabled and Neurodivergent Workers, supported by Digit's Innovation Fund, has been cited in a new briefing from the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology.
Wage Theft and the Struggle over the Working Day in Hospitality Work: A Typology of Unpaid Labour Time
Drawing on Marxist political economy, this article examines wage theft in hospitality work. Through a detailed, qualitative study of workers’ experiences in London hotels, a novel typology is developed that reveals how managers extract additional unpaid labour time through wage theft. The article argues that both the legal definition [...]
From farm, to factory, to fork: how do we ensure good food and good work through technology?
Cassandra Bowkett and Huw Thomas consider how the adoption of digital technology can lead to good work in the food manufacturing and farming sector.
Digitalisation, connectedness and inequalities
This project explores the role of digitalisation in shaping working practices and experiences in two firms located in legal and IT services.
Disability, neurodivergence and remote working: what employers need to know…
Dr Christine Grant and colleagues outline four steps employers can take to develop truly inclusive remote working practices.
Industry 4.0 and the role of human resource managers
This Innovation Fund project explores the extent to which HR managers pursue, support or enable ‘good work’ outcomes from the implementation of digital technologies in Industry 4.0.
Four new projects supported in Digit’s third round of Innovation Funding
The projects will explore crowdfunded work in creative industries, the use of open source digital infrastructure, the digitalisation of access work and the role of HR managers in creating 'good work' through digitalisation.
Feeling At Home at Work? Inequalities, Inclusiveness, and Changing Work Environments
Why “feeling at home” at work is impacted by intersecting inequalities such as racism, sexism, classism, and ableism, and shaped by workplace cultures and norms.