Digital Technologies within and beyond the Workplace: Impacts, Ambiguities, and Transformative Trends

Authors

  • Guglielmo Faldetta Kore University of Enna
  • Maria Laura Frigotto University of Trento
  • Alessandra Lazazzara University of Milan
  • Michela Marchiori Roma Tre University
  • Mario Pezzillo Iacono University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
  • Anna Chiara Scapolan University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.19245/25.05.pij.6.2.1

Keywords:

Digital technologies, Covid-19, Workplace, Digital transformation

Abstract

Digital transformation (DT) is increasingly establishing itself as a constant theme in contemporary academic and practitioner conversations (Hanelt et al., 2020). Organisation scholars are attentive to the role and impact of digitalisation (Hinings, Gegenhuber and Greenwood, 2018), investigating how digital technologies affect individuals (Zuboff, 2015; 2019), organisations and professions (Foer, 2017), entire industries (Taplin, 2017), and societies (Morozov, 2011). There is no doubt that digitally-enabled arrangements permeate and reshape industries and fields, challenging organisational models, HRM practices, power structures and meaning systems (Alvesson and Kärreman, 2011). Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitalisation of economy and organisations, anticipated many issues and transformations that would have taken longer to be addressed and posed unique demands in terms of conditions and scale of technology adoption at work (Wang et al., 2021). Thus, promoting theory and research development on this important substantive and methodological topic is therefore of foremost importance.

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Published

2021-05-24

How to Cite

Faldetta, G., Frigotto, M. L., Lazazzara, A., Marchiori, M., Pezzillo Iacono, M., & Scapolan, A. C. (2021). Digital Technologies within and beyond the Workplace: Impacts, Ambiguities, and Transformative Trends. PuntOorg International Journal, 6(2), 81–86. https://doi.org/10.19245/25.05.pij.6.2.1