Work-Life Balance

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Are Other People Hell?

David Canter discusses the alienation between people that is being generated by a combination of fears of interpersonal contact and the power of the internet. Is a new world emerging in which isolated avatars replace social interaction?

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Book Review: The Problem with Work

The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries. Kathi Weeks; Durham: Duke University Press, 2011, 304 pp., […]

6 years ago
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Are Academics Too Serious?

Last December, President Obama said in an interview with talk-show host Steve Harvey that “You can’t take yourself too seriously.” The […]

8 years ago
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What Is the Future of Work?

Social media, new technologies, millennials and mobility: where will it lead us and how can we prepare? We’re pleased to […]

9 years ago
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Does Working From Home Work?

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer this February banned her employees from working from home, an uproar ensued in the business […]

9 years ago
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Healthy Workplaces, Better Lives

It’s National Public Health Week, the perfect time to raise awareness about wellness in the workplace and the community at […]

9 years ago
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