School of Business

Understanding risk in digital work

Digitalised work and risks for workers  

abstract electronic screenDigitalisation, defined as the use of digital technologies and of data to create revenue, improve access to commerce and otherwise use it to replace or transform processes and transactions, has begun to impact work on the streets, at home, in factories and warehouses, and in offices. While we may have been familiar with the introduction of new GPS and RFID technologies becoming introduced in the factory to improve productivity through workers’ efficiency of location and movements, digitalisation has now entered the office and home working environments, meaning it is an increasingly prevalent social, political and economic issue.

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