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The Scientia PhD scholar will research 'digital work', a rapidly emerging form of work conducted and organised through digital means. Examples of digital work include telework, crowdsourcing and electronic freelancing over the Internet. Digital work is seen as a Grand Challenge of the digital age by the Academy of Management due to the lack of understanding of the changing nature of work and its wide-ranging implications (Colbert et al. 2016). This thesis will involve three empirical studies focused on new digital work forms: a) remote digital work within traditional organisations, b) crowdsourcing and c) 'digital nomading', in which location-independent digital freelancing is combined with global migration.

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Supervisory team
Dubravka
Cecez-Kecmanovic

Business School
Information Systems and Technology Management
Daniel
Schlagwein

Business School
Information Systems and Technology Management
Tanya
Jakimow

Arts and Social Sciences
Social Sciences
dubravka@unsw.edu.au

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