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Should we do away with teleworking? An examination of whether teleworking can be defined in the new world of work

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posted on 2007-07-01, 00:00 authored by L Wilks, Jonathan Billsberry
This empirical paper analyses data gathered from self-employed teleworkers, matching this against teleworking's defining characteristics, which appear in the literature. Our evaluation leads us to question whether the term 'teleworking' has lost much of its value in today's working world. We therefore suggest the new term 'home-anchored worker' as a less complex and more useful replacement. © 2007 The Authors; Journal compilation

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Journal

New technology, work and employment

Volume

22

Issue

2

Pagination

168 - 177

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell

Location

Chichester, Eng.

ISSN

0268-1072

eISSN

1468-005X

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2007, Wiley-Blackwell

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