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2nd CFP-the 10th International Workshop on the Changing Nature of Work (CNoW) Pre-ICIS 2021 Workshop

  • 1.  2nd CFP-the 10th International Workshop on the Changing Nature of Work (CNoW) Pre-ICIS 2021 Workshop

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    10th International Workshop on the Changing Nature of Work (CNoW)

    Pre-ICIS 2021 Workshop - SIG CNoW

     

    Workshop theme: Changing the nature of work while building more sustainable and resilient organisations

     

    Workshop date and time: 12 December 2021, from 9:00-17:00, GMT – 5 (TBC)

     

    Submission deadline for extended abstracts: 25 September 2021

    Notification of acceptance: 18 October 2021

     

    Workshop website: www.cnow.digital

    Submission website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=10thcnow Click to follow link.">https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=10thcnow.

     

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    WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

     

    The nature of work and organizations is changing with the deeper embedding of modern new digital technologies in the workplace. This is transforming work but also changing and challenging core aspects of organisations such as employee connectedness, engagement and how meaning and identity are formed and reproduced in day-to-day work. These deep effects contribute to the emergence of new forms of organising based on open platforms of communication, collaboration, and exchanges - for example, the growing use of crowd-based work platforms where it becomes less relevant to which organizations individuals belong. Digital workplace platforms and ecosystems can thus support more dynamic and fluid work arrangements within and across organisations, and allow for more flexibility in terms of when, where, and how we work. The potential to leverage the opportunities from this new landscape of work in organisations to improve the lives of workers is enormous but also, there is great potential to create a better society and more sustainable and resilient organisations. Yet, this changing nature of work also raises many concerns and unintended consequences (e.g., digital fatigue, impact on well-being, meaningless work with algorithmic management and the corrosion of privacy). This is the theme for this workshop where we would like to discuss new and current research that improves or challenges our understanding of these themes.

     

    At the workshop, a combination of short presentations and group discussions will be used to facilitate the exchange of ideas. The workshop will take place in a hybrid format. Furthermore, we will have keynote presentations from:

     

    • Monideepa Tarafdar (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Tina Blegind Jensen (Copenhagen Business School)
    • Sandra Peter (Sydney Business School)

     

     

    You are invited to submit extended abstracts about your research (maximum 5 pages) related to the changing nature of work. Indicate whether this is a completed research project or research-in-progress.

     

    Potential topic areas include (but are not limited to):

     

    • Emerging new patterns of work and organising
    • Digital working and workplace technologies
    • Algorithmic management within work platforms
    • Effects of remote work due to COVID pandemic
    • Digital infrastructures of work
    • Modern workspace as a combination of physical and digital environments
    • Changing spatial and temporal dimensions of work
    • Work fragmentation and nomadic work practices
    • New forms of virtual teamwork and virtualization of work
    • Virtual collaboration in digital organization
    • The use of AI in shaping new work practices
    • New technology-enabled forms of employee participation and engagement
    • Gig economy and crowd-work
    • Impact on professions and labour through digitization and automation
    • Impact of the digital workplace on work-life balance and boundary management
    • Creating more sustainable and resilient work arrangements in modern organisations
    • Managing digital exhaust and privacy issues

     

    This is the 10th CNoW workshop. It started out at ICIS in Milan in 2013 and has been held every year since. We are a growing community and have this year joined AIS as a Special Interest Group - the Changing Nature of Work with ICT (SIGCNoW).

     

    Program Committee members:

     

            Margunn Aanestad

    University of Agder

            Abayomi Baiyere

    Copenhagen Business School

            Jonny Holmström

    Umeå University

            Julia Kotlarsky

    University of Auckland

            Sven Laumer

    FAU Erlangen Nuremberg

            Mareike Möhlmann

    Bentley University

            Steve Sawyer

    Syracuse University

            Martha (Marti) Snyder

    Nova Southeastern University

            Burt Swanson

    UCLA Anderson School of Management

            Mari Klara Stein

    Copenhagen Business School

            Lauri Wessel

    Europa-Universität Viadrina

            Ella Hafermalz

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

     

     

     

     

    Please feel encouraged to officially join our community when signing up to ICIS conference and join us in Texas to celebrate the formation of this new SIG!

     

    The Workshop Program Chairs look forward to welcoming you in Austin,

     

    Louise Harder Fischer, IT-University of Copenhagen, louf@itu.dk

    Liana Razmerita, Copenhagen Business School, lra.msc@cbs.dk 

    Joao Baptista, Lancaster University, j.m.baptista@gmail.com

    Bart van den Hooff, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, b.j.vanden.hoof@vu.nl