Work Without Boundaries: Psychological Perspectives on the New Working Life

Work Without Boundaries: Psychological Perspectives on the New Working Life

Author(s): Michael Allvin, Gunnar Aronsson, Tom Hagström, Gunn Johansson, Ulf Lundberg

Published Online: 15 MAR 2011 09:58PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470666135

Online ISBN: 9781119991236

DOI: 10.1002/9781119991236

About this Book

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

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